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Two men arrested in armed robbery of 7-Eleven

ST. PETERSBURG – Two men suspected of robbing a 7-Eleven at gunpoint Monday have been arrested.

Levette McCrea, 29, of St. Petersburg and Watis McCrea, 36, of Clearwater were charged with robbery with a deadly weapon or firearm. Both remained in the Pinellas County jail Tuesday morning in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Police said the two walked into the store at 3956 Elkcam Blvd. SE with weapons under their clothes at 1:04 a.m. They stole $121.88 from two cash registers, police said, and were found about 20 minutes later in a white Chevrolet S-10 with the money and the guns.

The crime was captured on store videocameras.

Levette McCrea has previous arrests for drug possession and battery; Watis McCrea, for domestic battery.

Two men arrested in armed robbery of 7-Eleven 08/03/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 3, 2010 10:02am]
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