PARMA, Ohio — A 13-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man have been arrested after police say they robbed two gas stations at gunpoint early Saturday morning.
Mye Kel Cannady is charged with aggravated robbery in the incidents that happened at 2 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., Parma police Lt. Dan Ciryak said. The 13-year-old boy has not yet been formally charged in juvenile court.
The first robbery happened at 2 a.m. at Circle K on Day Drive near Ames Road, Ciryak said.
The two walked into Circle K wearing masks, pointed a gun at the cashier and demanded money from the register.
Cannady and the boy also threatened to kill the cashier while they grabbed cigarette cartons, Ciryak said.
They took off from the gas station, but authorities are not clear if they ran or drove from the store.
The second robbery happened a half hour later at 7-Eleven on Snow Road near Chevrolet Boulevard, Ciryak said.
Cannady and the boy again demanded money from the cashier and also stole chips and candy from the gas station, he said.
They got into a black car across the street and drove into Cleveland as police pursued them. The pursuit stopped at Garfield Avenue and Warren Road when Cannady tried to drive away from officers, bouncing off a few police cruisers that were blocking his way away from police, Ciryak said.
He and the 13-year-old got out of the car, but were quickly placed into custody.