Orange County

2 teens charged with robbing kids at gunpoint in Carrboro

Carrboro police have charged two teenagers after a robbery took place at about 10:05 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Jones Ferry Road.

Two suspects robbed two juvenile victims at gunpoint, police reported. Officers found both suspects on Barnes Street, which is nearby.

Neither victim was physically harmed, police reported.

Police charged Caleb Riley, 17, of 408 Lake Shore Drive, Hillsborough, and Xzavier D’Andre Gibson, 18, of 558 N. Nash St. in Hillsborough.

Riley was charged with two felony counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two felony counts of second-degree kidnapping.

Gibson was charged with two felony counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, two felony counts of second-degree kidnapping, two counts of assault by pointing gun, carrying a concealed handgun without a permit, and simple possession of a Schedule VI (marijuana). Police reported recovering a handgun from Gibson.

Both are being held at the Orange County jail. Hunter is being held on $60,000 bail while Gibson is being held on $40,000 bail.

Anyone with additional information about the case can call the Police Department at 919-918-7397.

Sean Jones: 703-955-6969

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