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3 arrested after 2 armed robberies at Sioux Falls stores

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux falls police have arrested three men after armed robberies at two convenience stores.

Three masked men walked into a Freedom Valu Center store about 2 a.m. Thursday, wielding a handgun and demanding money.

Officers responded to another armed robbery report at a Holiday Stationstore about 3:30 a.m. An officer stopped a vehicle as it left the area, and the three men inside matched the description of the suspects.

Police say they also found items stolen from both stores.

The 18-, 19- and 20-year-old suspects were arrested on robbery, assault and weapons charges.

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