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Teens Arrested in Robbery of Taxi Driver

Posted March 18, 2007 7:46 p.m. EDT

— Two teens face charges in connection with the alleged robbery of a taxi driver Saturday night.

Everett Ray Sunders, 17, of Raleigh and Ebony Randolph, 16, are charged with second-degree kidnapping and armed robbery.

According to investigators, the two teens threatened Moises Valleto with a gun and forced him to drive them from a nightclub located near Atlantic Avenue and New Hope Church Road to a Hampton Inn in his taxicab.

The suspects also allegedly stole $400 cash, a cell phone, and gold necklaces from Valleto

Police arrested the two suspects Sunday morning and they were being held under a $500,000 bond Sunday evening. They are scheduled to make their first court appearance Monday afternoon.