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Police: Man robs women after vehicle crash in hotel parking lot

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A Charlotte man was arrested Saturday after police say he was involved in a vehicle crash then robbed a woman and her passenger of their cell phones to try and prevent them from reporting the accident.

Carlos Montrece Massey, 19, is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to a news release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Police were called to the 4300 block of Old Interstate Road around noon Saturday in response to a minor traffic accident.

A woman told police that was driving through the hotel parking lot when another car struck her causing minor damage.

The drive of that car, later identified as Massey, got out of his car and pulled a handgun on the woman and her passenger, taking their cellphones.

Officers located Massey and his vehicle later that day on the 4700 block of Graham Street.

He was taken into custody and charged.

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