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Three arrested in convenience store robbery

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From left to right Tyesha Evans, Kevin Evans, Gregory Benson (Courtesy St. Joseph Co. Jail.) From left to right Tyesha Evans, Kevin Evans, Gregory Benson (Courtesy St. Joseph Co. Jail.)

Three people from Elkhart are in the St. Joseph County Jail, accused of robbing a convenience store in Mishawaka last week.

On Friday, May 17 Mishawaka police were called out to the Quick Stop Food Center on McKinley Ave. for a reported robbery.  The clerk told police that a man talking on his cellphone approached the counter, then demanded money and showed a handgun.  The clerk also saw a tattoo on the robber's neck as the man left the store.

Police located a vehicle heading eat on the same block as the Quick Stop with three people inside.  One of the passengers matched the description of the robbery suspect.  Police also found a loaded handgun inside the vehicle.

The three people in the car, 21-year-old Gregory Benson, 19-year-old Kevin Evans, and 22-year-old Tyesha Evans, were all arrested.  Each is charged with Robbery.

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