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Clerk tried to lock burglars out of store

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Police say they arrested two men who broke windows trying to enter and rob a convenience store in Spokane.

The clerk had locked the door of the Texaco in the 2200 block of N. Monroe Monday around 5:30 p.m. when he saw the men coming because one had stolen alcohol and threatened him a short time earlier.

Arriving police arrested Darius Denmon and Darrius Dean, both 18-years-old.

Denmon was arrested after a fight with police.

In a statement Tuesday police thanked citizens who directed officers to the fleeing suspects and guarded the police car during the fight.

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