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Two suspects sought in attempted robbery

Authorities apprehended two men who tried to rob the Fort Financial Credit Union on North New Hope Road in Gastonia on Friday morning.

According to Gastonia police, the men tried to run into the building, but the security doors closed and shut them out.

The men left in a white vehicle. Police chased the vehicle, which wrecked in Belmont at Interstate 85, Exit 26.

Gastonia police, Charlotte Mecklenburg County K-9 teams, Belmont police, the Gaston County Sheriff's Office and Gaston County police joined in a search for the men.

Authorities had the two in custody Friday afternoon, authorities said, but their identities were not immediately available.

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