Two juveniles charged as adults in pawn shop armed robbery

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Two juveniles charged with robbing apawn shop appeared in court Monday.

According to the probable cause affidavit, 17-year-oldQuinest Johnson and 16-year-old Malik Gilbert are charged with aggravatedrobbery and will be charged as adults.

Jonesboro Police say the two teens entered Wolf Den Pawn onEast Johnson Thursday afternoon and asked to see some handguns.

Police say when the clerk opened the case; Johnson andGilbert pulled guns and pointed them at her face. She told police the men saidthey would be back and kill her if she called police.

A while later police found the suspects in a nearbyapartment. Police also found clothing matching the description of the suspectsand several guns in a living room closet.

Police say during the interview process, both teen confessedto the crime in front of their mothers.

Both Johnson and Gilbert are due back in court on September25.

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