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Convenience store robbery suspects arrested in Tampa, police say

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Posted at 6:31 PM, Oct 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 23:22:36-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Two people were arrested after police said they robbed two convenience stores Monday.

Tampa police said two people robbed the Super 7 store at 4808 E. Broadway around 4:45 p.m. and left the area.

After that, police spotted the suspect vehicle outside the Liberty Gas Station on E. Lake Ave. where a second robbery just happened.

Police said officers went after the vehicle which crashed a short distance away.

Both people were taken into custody near 29th St. and Lake Ave.

Detectives believe those two robberies may be tied to recent robberies in the city and county.

This is still an active investigation.

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