Robbery suspects captured near Apex High School

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Chopper 11 was overhead as the fourth suspect was captured.

There was heavy police activity near Apex High School Tuesday afternoon after officials said someone was robbed at gunpoint while at a gas station.

The robbery happened at at 1410 W. Williams Street. Police said the victim had arranged to meet someone about a Craigslist advertisement when the suspects came up to him and stole his wallet.

The four suspects fled in a car going east on Highway 64, but were intercepted by Apex police officers.

Three were captured immediately, but the fourth fled on foot towards the school. He was captured a short time later and had the gun on him that was used in the robbery.

The school was temporarily locked down during the incident.

Bryan Elliot Beatty, Jordan Anthony Gray, Javon Tyrell Williams and Safari Malik Greene



Authorities have charged 24-year-old Bryan Elliot Beatty of Raleigh, 20-year-old Jordan Anthony Gray of Wendell, 25-year-old Javon Tyrell Williams of Raleigh, and 16-year-old Safari Malik Greene of Wendell with robbery with dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit a robbery with a dangerous weapon.

According to arrest warrants, $2,600 in cash and cellphones valuing $3,000 were taken from the victim after being threatened with a semi-automatic handgun.

Beatty, Gray and Williams have previous arrest records in Wake County. Beatty is the son of North Carolina Utilities Commissioner Bryan Beatty Sr.

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