Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police arrested two teenagers after an armed robbery at Barkara Grocery & Mall on North Broadway Friday night.

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Police said that the two teens entered the grocery store with ski masks on and one of the teens pointed a handgun at the employee while the other took cash from the cash register around 10:30 p.m.

Rochester police were able to get a good description of the two suspects and the vehicle they left in from video surveillance

Around 11:30 pm an officer spotted the suspect vehicle at the Andover Apartment complex in the 2000 block of 8 ½ street southeast. The two occupants were wearing the same clothes as the suspects in the surveillance video.

The two 17-year-old males, both of Rochester, were arrested. Police found cash and a handgun inside the vehicle.

The two teens are each facing possible robbery and assault charges. One of the teens is also facing a possible charge of illegal possession of a pistol.

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