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Durham man wanted on robbery, kidnapping charges

James Antonio “J.B.” Brown Jr., 20, of Foxridge Crescent, is charged with robbing two people at gunpoint around 12:40 a.m. on March 21 in the parking lot of McDonald’s, 102 West Morgan St.

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James Antonio "J.B." Brown Jr.
DURHAM, N.C. — Investigators are trying to locate a Durham man wanted on robbery and kidnapping charges.

James Antonio “J.B.” Brown Jr., 20, of Foxridge Crescent, is charged with robbing two people at gunpoint around 12:40 a.m. on March 21 in the parking lot of McDonald’s, 102 West Morgan St.

The victims – a man and a woman – told officers they were in the parking lot when three males approached them and robbed them of cash, jewelry and cell phones.

Brown is charged with two counts of robbery with a firearm, two counts of second-degree kidnapping, one count of felony conspiracy and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Anyone with information on Brown’s whereabouts is asked to call Durham Police at 919-560-4935, ext. 29416 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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