Two Opelika teenagers were arrested after police say the two 16-year-olds robbed a convenience store early Monday morning.
Both have been charged with first-degree robbery.
In a news release, Auburn police said they responded to a robbery call at a convenience store in the 800 block of East Glenn Avenue at around 2 a.m. Monday.
According to police, two suspects entered the store, demanded money from the clerk, and then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and a cell phone.
The clerk sustained minor injuries and was briefly treated at East Alabama Medical Center before being released, police said.
The two suspects were arrested after an officer responding to the call noticed a vehicle fleeing the area with occupants who matched the description of the suspects. The officer conducted a traffic stop and detained the occupants of the vehicle. They were later charged with the crime.
Both juveniles, who have not been identified, remain in custody in the Lee County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
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Alabama law allows those 16-years-old or older to be charged as adults for first-degree robbery, police said.
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