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2 arrested in Blackfoot robbery

By Staff Writer
Published On: Jul 23 2013 11:58:09 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 23 2013 12:31:14 PM CDT
Cristobal Aguirre and Jose Lopez-Sotello

Cristobal Aguirre, left, and Jose Lopez-Sotello

BLACKFOOT, Idaho -

Two would-be crooks were arrested in Blackfoot on Monday night, police said.

Police Capt. Scott Gay said two people with faces covered entered Video Jalisco on Parkway and demanded money around 9 p.m. They were chased out of the store by the clerk and left empty-handed.

Police immediately picked up both suspects within a block of the store.

Jose Lopez-Sotello and Cristobal Aguirre, both 18 and of Blackfoot, were arrested on charges of attempted robbery. They were booked into the Bingham County Jail.

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