Man arrested after robbing 3 Durham Circle K stores in less than a week, police say



DURHAM, NC (WNCN) – Durham Police on Thursday arrested a man for robbing three convenience stores in less than a week, according to a press release.

Quentin Derand Evans was arrested along the 5000 block of NC 55. He is charged with first holding a Circle K on Woodcroft Parkway on July 15th. Police said he entered the store at around 2:45 a.m. with two women. He grabbed the waistband of his pants as if he had a gun and demanded cigarettes, police said.

The group fled with the cigarettes, as well as cash, lottery tickets, a telephone, among others, the statement said.

On July 18, police said Evans and two women entered Circle K at 4604 North Roxboro St. around 4:30 a.m. The suspects then filled several bags with cigarettes and cigars, the statement said.

On July 20, Evans, alone this time, is charged with once again suggesting he had a gun while stealing cigarettes from Circle K at 2322 NC 54 East, police said. In that theft, which took place at around 12:20 a.m., Evans threatened to shoot the clerk if she didn’t comply, the statement said.

Evans was charged with three counts each of robbery and conspiracy to felony.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact investigator Emanuel at 919-560-4440, ext. 29248.


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