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Two arrested, facing charges in robbery in Robeson County

Posted November 1, 2019 6:00 p.m. EDT

Triston Hunt and Christian Hunt (Robeson County Sheriff's Office photos)

— Two men have been arrested and are facing charges in a robbery that happened Tuesday night.

Deputies with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office said Christian Hunt, 21, and Triston Hunt, 19, both of Shannon, were arrested on Oct. 31 by members of the Robeson County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation, Drug Enforcement and SWAT Divisions. The two men are brothers.

Both are charged with felony conspiracy and discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling. Christian Hunt is also charged with simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance, felony possession of a schedule I controlled substance and possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance.

The brothers were placed in the custody of Robeson County Detention Center with a $30,000 secured bond each.

The arrests stem from an incident around 11:12 p.m. on Oct. 29 where deputies responded to the 100 block of Galaxy Lane in Shannon. Deputies said the shooting was in reference to a disturbance and shots fired into an occupied residence. The shooting was the result of alleged larceny of money.

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