Juvenile, Adult Arrested for Robbery in Vista - NBC 7 San Diego

Juvenile, Adult Arrested for Robbery in Vista



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    San Diego County Sheriff's deputies arrested two males in connection with the armed robbery of a gas station in Vista. One of the suspects was a 16-year-old.

    According to the Sheriff's Department, the two suspects entered the Chevron at the 1500 block of S. Melrose Drive in Vista Tuesday morning and demanded cash while pointing a gun at the store clerk. They removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register before fleeing the business.

    Drew Viramontes, 18, and another 16-year-old male were arrested several blocks away and face charges of robbery and conspiracy to commit a crime. Viramontes was also charged with committing a felony while out on bail and the juvenile suspect was charged for carrying a switchblade knife.

    A BB-style gun mocking the look of a real gun was located during a follow-up investigation by Vista authorities and the investigation is ongoing.

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