Two men have been arrested after an armed robbery this weekend in Concord.
Around 7:45 p.m. Saturday, a Boost Mobile store was robbed on Kannapolis Highway. Concord police say an armed man entered the store and demanded money.
Around 10:45 p.m. an office reportedly saw a vehicle matching the description of the vehicle used in the robbery. Concord police say it was traveling along U.S. 601 without its headlights on. Police say they saw a handgun in the backseat and collected evidence that links the men to the Boost Mobile robbery.
Joey Jonquail Wright, 27, and Tyriek Barnez Howard were each charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. Wright also faces charges of driving with a revoked license and driving without headlights. In addition to the robbery charge, Howard is charged with resisting arrest and possession of marijuana.
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Concord police believe Wright and Howard may be responsible for a Friday night attempted robbery at the A&R Tobacco on Cabarrus Avenue. Officers say that investigation is ongoing and the men have not been charged in the A&R attempted robbery.