Two people have been arrested after police say they were involved in a robbery Tuesday at the Central Food Mart, 2900 E. Central.
A 17-year-old wearing a hooded sweat shirt and a red bandana over his face went into the convenience store about 8:40 a.m., showed the clerk a gun and demanded money, Wichita police Lt. Doug Nolte said Wednesday. The 23-year-old clerk hit the alarm and chased after the suspect.
The clerk prevented the 17-year-old from getting in a car with a 20-year-old woman, so she took off. The 17-year-old fled the scene on foot.
Police later found both suspects in the 600 block of north Erie, where they were arrested.
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“Things didn’t go as planned (for the suspects),” Nolte said.
Evidence from the robbery was also confiscated by police, although Nolte wouldn’t say how much money was taken.