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STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Police arrested two suspects on robbery charges following an incident in Statesville.

It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of West front Street.

The victim told police the suspects approached him asking for a light before one of them pushed the victim on the ground and into the street. Police say they dug into the man s pocket and stole his wallet.

The suspect, identified 28-year-old Travis Green, returned the man s wallet once a driver stopped to help him, police say. The victim soon after noticed $10 was missing from his wallet.

Responding officers found Green on a nearby street.

The second suspect, 23-year-old Antonio McDonald, was arrested shortly after.

Both were charged with robbery and given a $10,000 secured bond.
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