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Suspect was on the lam for months after armed robbery, shooting. But now he’s in jail

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A man wanted in the January shooting of a Byron convenience store clerk has been arrested in North Carolina.

Goldsboro, North Carolina, and Byron police arrested Raheen Langley late Friday night, according to an email from Byron police Detective Melanie Bickford.

He is facing charges in Byron for the armed robbery and shooting of 67-year-old Wilfreda Harden, Bickford said.

Harden was shot while she was working at a Raceway Station in Byron during a robbery on Jan. 16, 2017, Bickford said.

Langley also faces charges in Goldsboro, North Carolina, where he is a suspect in armed robberies there, Bickford said.

Authorities think that Langley came down from North Carolina a couple of months ago and committed multiple armed robberies while in the area, Bickford said. Additional armed robbery charges against him are expected, she said.

He also has an outstanding warrant for a drug related charge in Houston County, she said.

Becky Purser: 478-256-9559, @BecPurser

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