Two 18-year-olds, two 19-year-olds arrested after armed robbery at Bedford County convenience store

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By Heather Butterworth - Digital Content Producer

MONTVALE, Va. - Four people are in custody after the armed robbery of a Bedford County convenience story Monday night.

Investigators with the Bedford County Sheriff's Office arrested the four Wednesday evening.

Kolin Minnick, Destiny Meador, Dallas Stewart, Amber Mawyer

Kolin Minnick, 18, of Bedford, and James Dallas Stewart, 18, of Lynchburg, each faces a charge or robbery and using a firearm in the commission robbery.

Destiny Meador, 19, of Montvale, and Amber Mawyer, 19, of Lynchburg, each faces a charge of being an accessory to robbery.

All four of the suspects are being held in the Bedford Adult Detention Center on no bond.

ORIGINAL STORY

Bedford County deputies are searching for two people after a shotgun was used to rob a convenience store on Monday night. 

Around 9:15 p.m., a caller reported a robbery at the Roadside Market on Lynchburg Salem Turnpike in Montvale.

The caller told deputies that two heavyset white men wearing masks entered the store, and one had a shotgun. They then stole cash and cigarettes, according to the sheriff's office. 

One of the suspects was wearing a red long-sleeved shirt, black jeans, red shoes, and a baseball cap. The second suspect was wearing a long-sleeved tie-dyed shirt, black jeans, and a baseball cap. 

Investigators believe the suspects may have driven off in a dark-colored Jeep Liberty or Patriot. 

Bedford County Sheriff's Office

Anyone with information should call the sheriff's office at 540-586-7827. 

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