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Two women robbed while using Raleigh ATM machines

Posted June 15, 2009 10:50 p.m. EDT
Updated June 16, 2009 5:08 p.m. EDT

— A woman using the ATM machine at the State Employees Credit Union at 2401 Blue Ridge Road was robbed Monday afternoon, police said.

A suspect, implying he had a weapon, threw the victim to the ground and stole her purse at about 1:30 p.m., according to police. A witness saw the suspect flee in a waiting vehicle.

At about 4 p.m., another woman was using the ATM machine at the State Employees Credit Union, at 7447 Six Forks Road, when a suspect approached and robbed her, police said. The suspect again fled in a waiting vehicle.

Officers said they spotted the vehicle about 10 minutes later and arrest two suspects: Stanley Reed II, 18, and Leonard Walker Jr., 24, both of Woodbend Drive in Raleigh.

The victims were not seriously injured.