• Man accused of robbing Ballantyne convenience store twice this week


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police arrested a man and charged him with robbing the same Ballantyne convenience store twice earlier this week.

    Officers said Zachary Schuette held up a 7-Eleven on Piper Station Drive Monday morning before coming back and doing it again around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

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    During the second crime, police said Schuette punched the clerk in the face before running away.

    Schuette will face a judge on Thursday afternoon.

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