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Mark Anthony Jacobs arrested in Frederick 7-Eleven armed robbery

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Authorities have arrested two of three suspects involved in an armed robbery of a 7/11 convenience store in Frederick last week.

A 7-Eleven in Frederick was robbed early this morning.

Police arrested Mark Anthony Jacobs and a juvenile female in connection with the robbery of the store, located in the 300 Block of S Jefferson Street, on August 13. A third suspect, Deon Eugene Pryor, remains on the loose.

The female suspect was arrested on the night of the incident, and Jacobs was taken into custody on August 18. Police say he was armed with a knife when he struck a clerk during the robbery, and is being held at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center on $185,000 bond.

Pryor is being charged as an adult. He list of charges include: armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, 2nd degree assault, conspiracy to commit 2nd degree assault, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, theft under $1000 and conspiracy to commit theft under $1000. Pryor is also listed a missing person with the Frederick County Police Department. 

Md. police look for group who robbed 7-Eleven

Police are looking for a group of people who chased a 7-Eleven employee out of a Frederick, Md. store and then proceeded to rob it early Saturday.

About 4:30 a.m., Frederick Police responded to an assault at the 7-Eleven located at 313 S. Jefferson St. in Frederick, according to a news release.

According to the clerk who was the victim of the attack, a group of males and one female were trying to shoplift items when the clerk tried to stop them. One of the males hit the clerk, displayed a knife and ordered him to leave.

Surveillance videos showed the clerk was chased from the store. The group then proceeded to steal money and other items.

Several suspects have been identified, police said. The female was a juvenile and has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to commit theft, theft by possession of stolen property and second degree assault, the release said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Frederick Police Det. Lege at (301) 600-3918.

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