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Grocery store robbery suspects nabbed by East Hartford police

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Jonathan Guzman. (East Hartford police photo) Jonathan Guzman. (East Hartford police photo)
Jesus Feliciano-Flores. (East Hartford police photo) Jesus Feliciano-Flores. (East Hartford police photo)
EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Two men were arrested for robbing a supermarket in East Hartford, according to police.

They said Jonathan Guzman, 28, of Hartford and Jesus Feliciano-Flores, 34, also of Hartford, robbed an Aldi Supermarket Thursday.

Police said one of the suspects threatened store staff with a black firearm.

The suspect then took money from several cash registers and fled in a light blue Acura onto Silver Lane.

Police said they were able to stop the car on Interstate 84 near Roberts Street.

Feliciano-Flores was identified as the driver. He allegedly admitted to police that he had just come from the area of Silver Lane.

His passenger was Guzman.

Feliciano-Flores also said that Guzman went into the supermarket.

Both were spotted on the store’s surveillance cameras.

After receiving a search warrant, police said they found a plastic bag filled with cash and a fake semi-automatic gun. The items were found in a hidden compartment inside the vehicle.

Guzman was charged with first-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery. His bond was set at $250,000.

Feliciano-Flores was charged with second-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit second-degree robbery. His bond was $50,000.

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