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Man charged in robberies, carjackings |

Man charged in robberies, carjackings

| Saturday, December 20, 2008 12:00 a.m

Pittsburgh Police have charged a man in connection with a recent string of robberies and carjackings.

Xavier Clay, 22, is charged with two counts of robbery, two counts of robbery and carjacking, aggravated assault, firearms violations, fleeing and eluding police, receiving stolen property and multiple traffic code violations.

The charges stem from an attempted carjacking 6 p.m. Friday in Lawrenceville, and shortly thereafter, a carjacking in Bloomfield and a robbery at a North Side convenience store, police said.

Once in custody, Clay also admitted to an armed robbery on Thursday, as well as a Dec. 12 robbery and carjacking, police said.

Clay is set to be arraigned today.

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