Two suspects charged with armed robbery of Marion gas station
MARION — Two people have been arrested in connection to the February armed robbery of a Marion gas station.
On March 20, A 23-year-old Monroe man was arrested on charged unrelated to the robbery. On Thursday, the man was arrested on an armed robbery charge with a fourth-offense habitual offender notice.
A warrant also was issued for a 46-year-old Marion woman who was involved in the robbery. She turned herself in on Thursday. She is charged with being an accessory to a felony, harboring a felon and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Both suspects are held in the Osceola County Jail pending arraignment on Friday.
The Marion Shell station was robbed on Feb. 19 by a man in a mask similar to that worn by fictional murderer Jason Voorhees in the movie “Friday the 13th,” with black tear drops drawn on the sides of the eye holes. The man produced a large, shiny knife, and demanded money and cigarettes.The store clerk gave the thief money from the cash register and safe, as well as 12 cartons of cigarettes.