Crime & Courts

CMPD: 2 charged in armed robbery of Dollar General store

Dejanay Wactor

Two people have been arrested on charges of robbing a Dollar General store in Charlotte at gunpoint Thursday, police said.

Dejanay Wactor, 24, and Tevin Jackson, 20, were charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

The armed robbery happened at about 1:50 p.m. Thursday at the Dollar General in the 3700 block of Oakdale Road near Sunset Road.

The suspects then fled on foot toward a residential neighborhood. Police received information the suspects had run into a home in the 1400 block of Mandy Place Court, about a half mile from the robbery site.

Police said they surrounded the home, arrested the suspects without further incident and located evidence of the robbery in the residence.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Bell: 704-358-5696;

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