2 arrested in connection with series of armed robberies

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two men have been charged in connection with a series of armed robberies, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Kelvin Graham, 28, and Tony Lamont Caldwell, 44, were arrested Thursday morning.

Around 9 a.m. July 1, an employee from Rack Room Shoes was making a business deposit at the BB&T Bank, 325 E. Woodlawn Road, when she was approached by someone who demanded the deposit bag.

Around 12:30 p.m. Monday, an employee with the Arthritis Foundation was making a deposit at the same BB&T Bank when a man approached her and demanded the deposit bag. He fled with the bag in a vehicle driven by someone else.

Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, an employee for Terrace Café was making a deposit at the Wells Fargo Bank, 15625 John J Delany Drive, when he was approached by a man with a firearm demanding the deposit.

Graham was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, common law robbery and conspiracy to commit common law robbery.   

Cauldwell was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, common law robbery and conspiracy to commit common law robbery.