GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Police in Greensboro have arrested nine people in connection with a string of group robberies.
Among the people arrested, seven are young adults and two are juveniles. They face a combined total of more than 100 charges.
The robberies began in late November.
Police say Eric Watkins Jr., Tiyoun Jackson, Kristopher Lawrence Ector and a girl robbed two people Nov. 21 on Benbow Road. Officials charged each of them with two counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.
On Dec. 1, police say Jackson and Ector along with Sheldon Little, Quenton Dick Jr. and a boy robbed and kidnapped two men at the Lofts Apartments. Each of them are charged with two counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, two counts of Second-Degree Kidnapping, First-Degree Burglary and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.
All of the adult suspects in the Lofts Apartments incident are accused of an armed robbery on Dec. 4 at a home on Fulton Street. Police say they knocked on the door and forced their way inside. Prosecutors charged each of them with four counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, four counts of First-Degree Kidnapping, First-Degree Burglary and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.
Police say Little, Dick, Ector, Stimpson, Nadania Lambert, the girl and the boy robbed a man Dec. 2 at his home on Prince Albert Drive. The man was sleeping when he heard a knock on his door. Investigators say all the suspects forced their way inside and assaulted the man. They are all charged with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, First-Degree Burglary and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.
Dick, Ector, Stimpson and Jackson are all in jail without bond; Little under two secured bonds totaling $1.5 million; Watkins under a $750,000 bond, Lambert under a $250,000 bond.
Police say they could face additional charges.