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This Aug. 4 2018, photo provided by James Castellano, of Monroe, N.C., shows a drink he bought from a boy, background, in Monroe. Deputies in North Carolina have arrested a suspect who they say robbed the 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, an incident which led to more than $200 in donations and a riding lawn mower, Tony Underwood of the Union County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. (James Castellano via AP)


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MONROE, N.C. — North Carolina authorities arrested a juvenile Wednesday they say robbed a 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, a stickup that prompted an outpouring of sympathy and donations for the young entrepreneur.

By Associated Press August 8, 2018
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