2 arrested after CVS robbery, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two people were arrested after an alleged robbery at a South End CVS.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers responded to a 911 call just after 8:30 Monday night in reference to the robbery at the CVS located in the 1500 block of South Boulevard.

Police say one of the suspects was armed with a knife and that both suspects fled on a moped. A witness reportedly followed the suspects in a vehicle all the way to Abbot Park on Spruce Street, where the suspects ran into the park.

CMPD K9 units and chopper were called to the scene in an attempt to track down the suspects. One of the suspects, identified as Danny Raymond McKinney was located by K9 and the second, identified as 45-year-old Gretchen Audain, was found by patrolling officers.

McKinney was taken to Presbyterian hospital for treatment of the K9 bite. He was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, and assault with a deadly weapon. 

Audain has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, and resisting a public officer. 

 

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