PHOENIX - Two suspects who were allegedly involved in at least 20 armed robberies across four states, were arrested and booked into jail, Phoenix Police Sgt. Steve Martos said.
The suspects, Jeromy Lewis Neal, 34, and Amador Angel Cuebas, 20, were arrested Sunday as they were fleeing an armed robbery near 43rd Avenue and Cactus Road, Martos said.
The string of robberies started on September 19 when the suspects left Texas and headed to Phoenix, Martos said.
Neal would allegedly go into a restaurant or convenience store armed with a gun and demand money from employees while Cuebas waited in the getaway car, Martos said.
The crime spree happened over a 10 day period that amounted to 20 armed robberies through Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas and Arizona, Martos said. The first armed robbery in Phoenix happened on September 24.
A few days later Neal and Cuebas were involved in another armed robbery and arrested as they fled the crime scene, Martos said.
Neal and Cuebas were connected to the other robberies once in custody, Martos said. The two men were booked into the 4th Avenue Jail.
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