Greensboro police Detective K.R. Jones said five victims got directions to a location, then were robbed of cash and cell phones at vacant apartments in July. Jones said one victim had minor injuries.
Court documents reviewed by the Greensboro News & Record show the suspects were armed knives or guns.
Police have arrested 18-year-old Joshua Johnson, his sister 17-year-old Joshana Johnson; 18-year-old Shenault Hedrick and his sister, 20-year-old Janella Hedrick; and 17-year-old Nnandi Turner.
The suspects are charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit a felony and common-law robbery.