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Durham men facing armed robbery charges

Posted May 25, 2010 12:32 p.m. EDT
Updated May 25, 2010 9:59 p.m. EDT

— Durham police arrested two men this week on charges of armed robbery.

Mark Laney, 22, of Parkridge Court, was being held Monday morning in the Durham County jail on $800,000 bond on charges of  robbery with a dangerous weapon, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy, breaking and entering, larceny, assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping.

Keith Laney, 19, of Archdale Drive, faces similar charges. He was arrested at about 8 p.m. Tuesday on Misty Creek Circle. His arrest was the result of a Crime Stoppers tip, authorities said.

Police asked that anyone with information on the crime to call 919-560-4583, ext. 29364 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never identify themselves.