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Raleigh man charged in string of robberies

Posted May 7, 2008 12:52 p.m. EDT

— A Raleigh man faces a number of charges in connection with at least 10 robberies and attempted robberies.

Allen Smith, 25, of 1960-104 Milburnie Road, is charged with nine counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, one count of kidnapping, one count of attempted armed robbery, two counts conspiracy to commit armed robbery, one count of probation violation and second-degree trespassing.

According to arrest warrants, several of the crimes occurred at automated teller machines with Smith allegedly using a handgun.

He is in the Wake County Jail under a $2,026,000 bond.