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Teens arrested in Albany store robbery

ALBANY (WALB) - Just hours after an Albany convenience store was robbed at gunpoint, two suspects are in jail charged with the crime.

Officers were called to K&S Food Center on Newton Road just before 6 o'clock Sunday evening. Two men came in the store with T-shirts covering their faces and pulled guns on the store clerks demanding money,

Albany Police officers patrolling the area near Monroe Street and Holloway Avenue spotted two men matching the description of the suspects.

17-year-olds Bontavious Wilcox and Justin Thomas were found in possession of a gun and the money stolen from the business.

The two are being held in the Dougherty County Jail facing armed robbery and firearms charges.

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