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Three teens arrested in Durham armed robbery

Posted May 24, 2014 10:43 p.m. EDT

Naeem Jones and Demonte Meadows

— Three teens were arrested after Durham police responded to an armed robbery in progress at Soletez Boutique at 4400 North Roxboro Street Friday evening. 

Police said they found the teens hiding in the bathroom of the business just after 5:30 p.m. The suspects were armed with guns and demanded money and shoes form the employees, according to police. 

Naeem Deonte Jones, 18, Demonte Meadows, 18, and a 13-year-old were arrested charged and with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of second-degree kidnapping and assault by pointing a gun, police said. Meadows was also charged with possession of a stolen firearm and the juvenile was charged with possession of a firearm by a minor.

Jones and Meadows were being held in the Durham County Jail under $250,000 bonds. The juvenile was placed in a youth facility.