*UPDATE* RPSO: Arrests made in armed robbery at Dollar General - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

*UPDATE* RPSO: Arrests made in armed robbery at Dollar General

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*UPDATE*

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Through further investigation, detectives developed sufficient evidence to obtain a warrant for the arrest of Samuel K. Burns, 23, of Boyce, Louisiana on one count of Armed Robbery, according to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office. 

Detectives say the investigation is continuing.

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Two Boyce residents arrested following the investigation of an armed robbery at Dollar General.

According to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, on Jan. 27, 2014, RPSO Deputies and  Boyce Police Officers responded to an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store at 99 Pacific Avenue in Boyce. 

According to a victim, two men with a handgun approached the store at closing time and forced the manager to open a safe filled with cash. The suspects allegedly took the cash and fled the scene. RPSO said no injuries were reported. 

Deputies and Boyce Police searched for the suspects with the assistance of RPSO canines. RPSO Detectives and Crime Scene arrived and began an investigation. 

RPSO said the investigation led to the arrest of Gerald Dwayne Simon, 31, and Lakeitha Charmin Glynn, 35, on Jan. 31.

According to RPSO, Simon was charged with one count Armed Robbery, and Glynn was charged with one count of Accessory After the Fact. Simon is being held in the Rapides Parish Detention Center on a $75,000.00 bond, and Glynn was released on a $5000.00 bond.

Detectives said the investigation is ongoing and more arrests are expected.

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