Two juveniles in custody, two others sought for string of 7-Eleven armed robberies

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DENVER -- Two juveniles were taken into custody Monday morning in connection to the armed robberies of at least five 7-Eleven stores during a two-hour stretch in the north metro area early Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said.

Two other suspects were still on the loose and being sought by police.

One of the suspects was described as a Hispanic man between 30 and 49 years old. He is approximately 5-foot-6 and weighs about 220 pounds with a heavy build. He also was seen with a tattoo on his right forearm.

The second man was also described as Hispanic, 18 to 21 years old. He's about 5-foot-8 and weighs about 160 pounds and has a slim build.

Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said multiple Hispanic males wearing masks used a silver handgun during the robberies.

Three of the robberies happened in Denver, with the first one at 3:10 a.m. at 4708 Washington St., Jackson said.

A store at 650 E. 64th Ave. in Adams County was robbed at 3:17 a.m., the Adams County Sheriff's Office said.

At 3:30 a.m., a store at 1670 E. 47th Ave. was robbed followed by a store at 2500 W. 38th Ave. at 5:15 a.m., Jackson said.

A fifth store at 7201 Lowell Blvd. in Westminster was robbed at 5:20 a.m., the Westminster Police Department said.

The ages of the two suspects in custody were not released.  No injuries were reported.

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