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4 Arrested in Armed Robbery

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Four suspects are in custody following an armed robbery at a tobacco store in Conway. Police say the robbery occurred about 10 p.m. Friday.

Two men armed with handguns ran into the store demanding money. Police say they forced employees to the floor, slapping one and kicking another.

The suspects took cash and cigarettes and fled on foot. One of them fired a round from a handgun as he fled, but no one was injured. Authorities say one of the store clerks, Kerri Bradley, 25, of Conway, has been implicated in the armed robbery.

The other suspects were identified as Charles E. Foster, Jr., 33, of Forrest City, Keith D. Tilson, 27, of Conway, and Gecoba L. Tilson, 29, of Little Rock. All are charged with aggravated robbery.

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