Police investigate six robberies in less than two hours

By Sean Corcoran - email

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte Mecklenburg Police were busy early Saturday morning investigating six armed robberies which happened between 2:16 a.m. and 3:54 a.m.

The first robbery was on the 500 block of South Church Street where a man was robbed of his white 1980 Chevrolet Caprice.  Police say the vehicel had a white top, orange paint, 24-inch rims, and a NC personalized tag which reads: BOXKING.

Thirteen minutes later, officers were called to the Disco Rodeo at 9607 Albemarle Road where six people reported being robbed by two Hispanic males.  One of the suspects had a tattoo of a scorpion on his neck.

A short distance away on Lawyers Road, a victim reported being robbed by a black man with dreadlocks and a bandanna around 3 a.m.

Less than 30 minutes later, a man in southwest Charlotte was robbed by four black males on Waterford Lakes Drive.  They were wearing white t-shirts.

At 3:42 a.m., two suspects took a person's 1999 Cadillac Deville on N. Graham Street.

The final robbery in this crime spree took place on Pressley Road where the suspect attempted to rob a person on Pressley Road, but got away with nothing.

Anyone with information on these robberies is asked to call Crimestoppers at 704-334-1600.