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Gunman forces family to shop at Target in North Carolina

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Rollin Owens (left, Courtesy: Durham Co. Jail) and the Target store logo (Wikimedia Commons) Rollin Owens (left, Courtesy: Durham Co. Jail) and the Target store logo (Wikimedia Commons)
DURHAM, NC (AP) -

A North Carolina man has been arrested after police say he kidnapped a family at gunpoint and forced them to take him shopping.

Media outlets report, Durham police say on Tuesday 29-year-old Rollin Anthony Owens Jr. knocked on the door of a house in the West End neighborhood asking for money. A resident gave Rollins money, but police say he then used a gun to force the residents - a man, woman and two children - out of the house and into their vehicle.

Owens allegedly made the driver take him to a convenience store, then a Target where a victim managed to ask an employee for help.

Owens is charged in connection with three other robbery cases, two of which involved kidnapping.

It's unclear if he has an attorney.

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