Syndicated by: Montana News
CHEYENNE,Wyo – On October 7, 2017, at around 6:20 a.m. officers of the Cheyenne Police Department responded to 1922 E. Lincolnway, Loaf N Jug, for a report of an armed robbery in progress.
While approaching the address, officers found one of the suspects fleeing on foot and a second suspect involved in a physical altercation with the store’s clerk, 28 year old Rodney Powers.
Officers were able to apprehend both suspects, arresting a 16 year old male and 19 year old Tomas Morieo for armed robbery.
Both suspects were in possession of BB guns and ski masks.
There are no reported injuries.
Detectives responded to interview all involved and are investigating the case to determine if it is related to earlier robberies in Cheyenne. The case remains under investigation by CPD detectives.