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Police arrest man suspected of robbing salons in Wake Forest, Apex

Posted November 26, 2018 5:16 p.m. EST
Updated November 27, 2018 12:35 p.m. EST

— A Louisburg man charged in connection with armed robberies in Wake Forest and Apex has been arrested, officials said Tuesday.

Dean Dacosta Pratt, of 2C Carriage Circle in Louisburg, faces two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Wake Forest police said a man entered the Supercuts at 12520-501 Capital Blvd. at about 1:10 p.m. Sunday and demanded money while displaying a knife.

The man fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported, police said.

Police in Apex said a Great Clips at 950 U.S. Highway 64 was likewise robbed by a knife-wielding man at about 7 p.m. Friday.