Two Arrested after Armed Robbery in Hibbing

By KBJR News 1

Two Arrested after Armed Robbery in Hibbing

May 13, 2013 Updated May 13, 2013 at 12:13 PM CDT

Hibbing, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Two men have been arrested following an armed robbery at a liquor store in Hibbing on Friday night.

The Hibbing Police Department responded to J & Q Liquor on the 2800 Block of 1st Avenue around 10 Friday night on reports of an armed robbery.

Authorities spoke to an employee at the business who say a male suspect entered the business wearing a black ski mask, dark clothing and brandishing a knife. The suspect demanded money and an undisclosed amount of money was taken during the robbery.

Officers were quickly able to identify and arrest the 29-year-old and 21-year-old suspects.

Both suspects are expected to be charged with aggravated robbery and felony theft.

The incident remains under investigation.

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