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By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – 19-year-old of Jesse Mainor and 18-year-old Saradawn Wood were arrested early Sunday morning.

The two were wanted for robbing the Waffle House around on Madison Highway at the exit 11 junction of I-75.

The Sheriff's Office tells us Jesse went into the restaurant and held up a cashier at gunpoint.

He then went outside and fled in a stolen pick up truck, witness also saw a white Mazda driven my Saradawn Wood follow the pick up. They headed north on 75.

Lowndes County deputies caught up with the duo around exit 13, and were able to stop the female drive.

Jessie kept driving north of I-75 and got off at exit 29 rode some dirt roads and ended up trying to re-enter the interstate at exit 32, just inside Cook County line.

He crashed into two deputies cars on one of the ramps and was taken into custody.

Wood was listed as a runaway from Alabama.

We're told the two were staying at the Traveler's Inn in Okeechobee Florida. The Sheriff's Office says the room they were staying in had a meth lab.

Both Mainor and Wood face armed robbery and several traffic violation charges.

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