Three Men Arrested For String Of Armed Robberies

Greenville police have arrested three men who they say are responsible for a string of armed robberies that occurred Friday night.

20-year-old Emmanuel Burney, 18-year-old Cedric Hadley Prayer, Jr., and 18-year-old Christopher Dixon are each charged with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon. All three are from Ayden.

According to Greenville police the first two robberies occurred at an apartment on East 10th Street. Two victims say three males, one with a handgun, confronted them and they robbed them of their money, wallets and a cell phone. The suspects fled on foot.

The third robbery occurred at an apartment on Bellamy Circle. A victim said three males robbed him of money, his wallet, and a cell phone. The victim was able to describe the vehicle they left in to police.

Then early Saturday morning police stopped the suspected vehicle and police found the victims’ property inside. The suspects were positively identified and were arrested and charged.

Burney is in jail under a $210,000 thousand dollar bond. Prayer and Dixon are in jail under a $75,000 thousand dollar bond each.


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