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Calif. football standout accused in string of convenience store robberies

A standout football player in California’s Central Valley is accused of a string of armed robberies.
Modesto (Calif.) Christian senior Davion Gates, 18, was arrested early Sunday by police in his hometown of Ceres. He has been charged with three counts of robbery and two of attempted robbery, Ceres Police Department spokesman Sgt. Greg Yotsuya said in a news release obtained by the Modesto Bee