Overnight armed robberies, suspects have been arrested


GRAND JUNCTION– Early Saturday morning, law enforcement responded to two calls of armed robbery here in Grand Junction.

The first call was made at about 1:30 am to a convenience store at 28-47 North Avenue.

Then, a little over 15 minutes later, a second call came into a gas station on 29 1/2 Road.

Both calls described three males in hooded sweatshirts, carrying handguns and an automatic rifle.

Before 3:00 am, law enforcement was able to arrest all three suspects and recover the three firearms and cash.

All three suspects arrested are 19 years old and booked on multiple counts of aggravated robbery and felony menacing.

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