2 arrested after grocery store robbery



Two men are charged with robbing the Kroger grocery store at 501 15th Street on Sunday morning.

Jared Mills, 20, and Antone Rhodes, 19, are charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Police, who were called to the store about 6:15 a.m., say Mills and Rhodes entered the store and brandished a black handgun and a knife, then fled with the money toward Hicks Street, where they were caught by Georgia Re­gents University safety officers.

According to the statement, there were no reports of injuries, and the money was recovered.