4th charged in connection with armed robbery spree in Charlotte

3 teens charged in connection with armed robbery spree in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — UPDATE: Kenneth Armstrong, 21, was arrested Friday morning and charged with three counts of armed robbery with a dangerous weapon and three counts of conspiracy to commit robbery.

Police arrested three teens Thursday in a series of armed robberies across Charlotte.

One of the suspects, Ishmeel Chapman, 17, has been arrested four times in the past two weeks.

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Donquavis Johnson and Baasim Davenport, both 16, were also arrested.

They are accused of being involved in the following armed robberies:

  • Aug. 26 at 3:49 a.m.: Circle K located at 7010 University City Blvd.
  • Aug. 28 at 4:27 a.m.: 7-Eleven located at 835 Clanton Road.
  • Aug. 28 at 5:14 a.m.: 7-Eleven located at 838 Tyvola Drive.
  • Aug. 28 5:39 a.m.: Microtel Inn and Suites located at 132 E. McCullough Drive.
  • A short time later: Candlewood Suites located at 8812 University East Drive.

Chapman was charged with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Davenport and Johnson were each charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

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