Officials said a male and female reported that they had been held at gunpoint and the suspects demanded money. Both victims were physically assaulted during the incident, but neither suffered serious injuries.
A Cameron police officer spotted a vehicle matching a description of the suspect's and stopped the car on NC Highway 24/27.
Inside the vehicle the officer found evidence from the robbery and a firearm that had been stolen in Chatham County in 2009.
Investigators arrested the two men inside the vehicle -- 45-year-old Julian Lavort Phillips and 32-year-old Tommy Joe Richardson.
After further investigating, officials arrested 29-year-old Erin Elizabeth Childress in connection with the armed robbery.
Phillips was charged with one count each of felony conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony breaking or entering, felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony assault by strangulation, assault on a female, assault with a deadly weapon, felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and felony possession of a stolen firearm. He is being held on $800,000 secured bond.
Richardson and Childress were charged with one count each of felony aiding and abetting an armed robbery and felony conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Both are being held under a $10,000 secured bond.
All have a first court appearance of Dec. 13.
The circumstances of the stolen firearm are still under investigation in Moore and Chatham Counties.