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Two people have been arrested following an armed robbery that took place at a Shell Gas Station in Prince George.

The incident happened Thursday morning just after 10 PST.

Prince George RCMP say they received a report of a suspicious person that was wearing a balaclava. Shortly after receiving the call, they received another saying an armed robbery had taken place at the gas station.

They say officers surrounded the area and arrested a 31 year-old male who had been attempting to leave the area in a vehicle.

Police say they found a young child around two years-old in the back seat of the vehicle and a dog. The vehicle’s owner turned out to be a female clerk who was working at the gas station when the robbery occurred.

The female was later arrested.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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