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Three underage suspects arrested after Salt Lake City convenience store robbery

Posted at 6:17 AM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 13:26:47-04

SALT LAKE CITY – Three underage suspects are in custody, accused of robbing a Maverik gas station in Salt Lake City.

Police said, at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, three male suspects walked into the store at 310 S. 900 E. and flashed a gun.

One suspect jumped over the counter and grabbed money from the register; the other suspects grabbed cigarettes and beer.

All three suspects were wearing masks and hoodies and left in a gray SUV.

The store clerk described the SUV to police who later found the vehicle.

When officers pulled over the SUV, four suspects were inside and ran.

Three underage suspects were arrested, one is still outstanding.

K9 officers helped make the arrests.

Officers said they have not recovered a weapon or the stolen goods but the investigation is ongoing.