CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - CMPD has charged three people in a pair of robberies that occurred on Monday.
The first robbery took place at a Family Dollar on Beatties Ford Road around 1 p.m. The suspects attempted to rob the business at gunpoint, and then fled.
The second incident occurred at a Wells Fargo on West Sugar Creek Road about 20 minutes later as two men approached two employees and robbed the business.
A brief investigation led detectives to a vehicle, and a traffic stop attempt was made but the driver refused to cooperate, police say. Four occupants fled on foot but were eventually detained.
Names will be released once formally charged.