GREENSBORO, NC - Two men have been arrested and charged with several crimes related to a string of armed robberies that occurred Saturday morning, according to Greensboro Police.

Greensboro Police Captain Jill Gladieux said the two men are accused of robbing seven separate people who were out walking Saturday morning. The robberies occurred on Freeman Mill Road, Logan Street, Decatur and near Holts Chapel and Pine Street.

Around that time, police said they responded to the area after hearing about a discharged firearm. When they got to the scene they saw a car that witnesses described in connected to the robberies.

Investigators said the two men barricaded themselves inside an apartment in the 2000 block of Patio Place.

Around 1pm, the suspects and others walked out of the apartment, according to Police.

Police arrested Joseph White, 36, and Sharik Walker, 34, and charged them with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, among other things.

Police evacuated the apartment complex for a short time while they investigated.

Police haven't said whether any of the robbery victims were injured.

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