Police need help identifying armed robbery suspects

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Police are searching for several armed robbery suspects. 

According to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, two armed robberies happened on Tuesday and they appeared to have been committed by the same suspects. 

The first robbery took place at Golden Pantry on Barnett Shoals Road around 1:24 a.m. The second at Choo Choo on Gaines School Road about ten minutes later. 

In both cases, the suspects were armed with handguns. They came inside and demanded cash from the employees. Then, after stealing an unknown amount of cash from each place, they fled. 

According to police, the suspects had bandanas or something covering their faces. 

They were seen fleeing from Choo Choo in a grey Toyota Corolla, which investigators said was stolen from Cambridge Apartments off Barnett Shoals Road. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 706-613-3330, ext. 312. 

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for any information leading to the identities of the suspects. You can call Crime Stoppers by dialing 706-705-4775.