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Raleigh Police Say Robbery Spree is Over

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These are photographs of four of the 18 suspects Raleigh police have arrested in connection with a string of robberies.
RALEIGH — Raleigh police have arrested more than a dozenpeople they say are responsible for 30 separate attacks.

Yama Senghore says she's glad police have finally captured the maskedgunman who robbed the Handy Hugo's convenience store where she works threetimes since Halloween. She was behind the counter on New Year's Even, whenthe gunman pointed a pistol at her and demanded all the money in the cashregister

Raleigh Police Lt. D.R. Lane says some of those arrested are believedto have committed multiple offenses.

Police say they have arrested a total of 18 people in connection witha the armed robberies, including four within a 24 hour period Monday. Themajority of the crimes were committed in the North Raleigh area.

Lane says police set up a task force to track down the suspects inNovember.

According to Lane, the 18 suspects weren't working together, and thatmore suspects may be out there.

Police say those arrested robbed stores, stole money from individuals,and stole vehicles. Among those arrested were two juveniles.

Photographer:Greg Clark

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