Brian Burns, L, and Colden Tinsley, R (Source: Gregg County jail)
Two East Texas men are jailed on charges of holding up a Longview store late Tuesday.
Longview Police say Colden Jawahn Tinsley, 23, waited in a getaway car around 11:30 p.m. outside the store in the 300 block of Mobberly Avenue while 19-year-old Brian Antell Burns robbed a victim inside the store.
Investigators say Burns struck a victim with a pistol and took about $550 in cash, a laptop, pistol and cigarettes.
Patrol officers spotted the suspect vehicle near the intersection of Cotton Street and Clover Lane and began following east on Cotton Street.
Burns led police on a foot chase and was overtaken in a field just north of Cotton Street.
Officers said they recovered $557 cash in Burns' right front pocket.
A search of the car revealed the pistol used in the holdup as well as the one stolen.
Tinsley is being held in the Gregg County jail on bonds totaling $51,000 on charges of aggravated robbery and possession of marijuana.
Burns is being held in the Gregg County Jail on bonds totaling $55,000 on charges of aggravated robbery, evading arrest detention and resisting search or transport.
Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
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