Police: Five arrested in Sonic robbery in Greensboro

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915 Summit Avenue in Greensboro (Google Maps)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Five people were arrested after police said a woman was robbed at knife point outside a Sonic restaurant Friday night in Greensboro.

Witnesses told police an employee was taking an order in the restaurant’s parking lot at 915 Summit Avenue around 10:13 p.m. when she was approached by two men, demanding money.

Police said the suspects took the money and fled the scene in a black Honda Accord heading south on Summit Avenue.

Authorities said the vehicle was found with one person in it person parked on Circle Drive near Sullivan Street.

The suspect led the officers to 816 Castlewood Street where four additional suspects were located, authorities said.

All of the suspects were then taken to the Criminal Investigation Division to be interviewed, police said.

The suspects were identified as Leenek Thompson, Devon Hinton, Tre Fitzgerald, Dorian Lee Hunter, and Dennisha Howell.

Police said all five were charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery.

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