CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Police have arrested a man in connection with a Saturday evening robbery in an apartment complex parking lot.
Officers were called to the 7900 block of Shady Oak Trail around 8 p.m. The victim said a man armed with a gun approached him in the parking lot, ordered him to get into the trunk of his own car and then took his wallet, cell phone and GPS.
Police, including a K9 unit and aviation unit, searched the area and found a man who matched the description of the suspect. Officers also found the victim’s property in the area where they found the suspect.
Dequavious Joseph has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and second-degree kidnapping.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.