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Two charged in connection with sweepstakes robberies in Raleigh

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh police have charged two suspects in connection with a pair of armed robberies of sweepstakes parlors, WTVD reported.

Police said 22-year-old Tyree McMillan and 21-year-old Kahleel Smith were each charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the crimes.

The charges stem from the robbery of the Paradise Bingo in the 2600-block of South Saunders Street on Dec. 23 and the robbery of the Magic Gold Sweepstakes in the 4000-block of Capital Boulevard on Dec. 31.

At last report, the suspects were being held at the Wake County Detention Center.

Read more: WTVD