• Police investigating after another construction worker robbed in uptown


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police were investigating after they said another construction worker was robbed Monday afternoon in uptown Charlotte.

    It was the second time a construction worker has been robbed in that area of Charlotte in the past few weeks.

    According to police, Gary Randolph got into the victim’s car, stole a knife and then forced the victim out. It happened on 10th Street near Church Street, CMPD said.

    Recently, three men robbed a construction worker at Ninth and Tryon streets in uptown. All three were arrested.

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    Officers arrested Randolph shortly after Monday’s robbery.

    Police said he just got out of jail earlier this month after spending nearly 2 ½ years behind bars for armed robbery.

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