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Two men arrested in connection to Ammon armed robbery

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Eriberto Hernandez-Figueroa, left, and Adrien Enrique Cortez | Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office

AMMON — Two men have been arrested after an armed robbery in Ammon.

Eriberto Hernandez-Figueroa and Adrien Enrique Cortez, 18, robbed the Country Corner Store at First Street and Ammon Road in Ammon in the early morning hours of March 2, the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office says.

Bonneville County Sheriff Lt. James Foster said Hernandez-Figueroa and Cortez stole around $300 from Country Corner Store.

The sheriff’s office said one of the pair had a handgun, and both were wearing hoodies and clothing that covered most of their faces. After allegedly taking the money, they ran away.

RELATED: Authorities looking for suspects in armed robbery

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, Hernandez-Figueroa was arrested in Bonneville County on March 4 on an unrelated warrant. He was being held in the Clark County Jail.

Cortez was arrested early Thursday morning by Bonneville County deputies at a bus station in Idaho Falls. He was booked into the Bonneville County Jail for armed robbery. He is also facing charges for another unrelated warrant.

Surveillance footage of the robbery. | Courtesy Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office
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