Police Arrest Second Suspect in Armed Robbery at Newington T-Mobile

Newington police have arrested a second suspect after two men with guns tied up employees of a T-Mobile store on the Berlin Turnpike in November 2016 and forced them to open a safe at gunpoint.

Police said staff members were locking up the T- Mobile at 3111 Berlin Turnpike just after 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 when the two robbers approached them, forced them back into the building, restrained the employees with zipties and stole cash and store merchandise.

Police arrested 33-year-old Tywan Edwards on Feb. 1, when he was in custody of the Department of Corrections on unrelated charges.

Edwards has been charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree kidnapping with a firearm, conspiracy to commit kidnapping in the first degree with a firearm, second-degree larceny and third-degree larceny.

He was detainined on $750,000.

Police previosly arrested 26-year-old Demetrius Wilkes.

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