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POLICE: Machete Wielding Robbers Caught

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

Greenville police say they have arrested two men wanted in a series of machete armed robberies.

Early this morning police responded to an armed robbery at the Kangaroo on Charles Boulevard and officers spotted the suspect's vehicle near J.H. Rose High School. The two men ran as police tried to arrest them. They say Travis Branch was apprehended and several items from the robbery, including the machete, were recovered.

This afternoon police say they found the second suspect in the robberies, Travis Moye. Both men have been charged with the machete robberies at the Duck-Thru, three Kangaroo stores and at Baskin-Robbins.

Police are looking for a man caught on tape robbing a convenience store with a machete.

Yesterday police released surveillance pictures from one of the robberies.


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Police are looking for a man caught on tape robbing a convenience store with a machete.

Greenville Police say a masked man robbed the Duck-Thru convenience store on East 10th Street about 8:00 Friday morning.The suspect threatened the clerk with a machete and took off with cash, cigars, and other tobacco goods in a pink, camouflaged designed backpack. The suspect wore a mask and gloves, jeans and a dark colored sweatshirt. Police say he may have been driving an older model burgundy Toyota Camry.


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