2 charged in robbery at Northeast Richland hotel

October 9, 2013 

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Two men face have been arrested in connection with a Tuesday robbery at a Northeast Richland hotel.

Javon Hart, 19, and Joshua Cornelius, 23, are charged with armed robbery in the incident, which occurred at the Quality Inn, 8104 Two Notch Road.

Sheriff Leon Lott said a woman was walking back to her room when she was approached by two men armed with a gun demanding money and food she had just purchased from a restaurant. The two then fled in a 1992 Gold Oldsmobile Sedan with black wheels and damage to the front end.

Deputies found the two suspects and the vehicle at a Circle K store on Parklane Road and pulled them over, Lott said, adding a handgun was found in the car.

Hart and Cornelius were taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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