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2 brothers arrested after Columbia bank is robbed

Monday - 1/6/2014, 6:50pm  ET

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) -- Howard County police have arrested two brothers after a Columbia bank was robbed at gunpoint.

Police say a man was a handgun walked into the PNC Bank on Little Patuxent Parkway about 9:50 a.m. Saturday. Officers say the man demanded money and an employee gave him cash.

Authorities say the man fled. Police say a second man acted as a lookout and the two escaped in a stolen car.

Police arrested two men in a nearby wooded area about half an hour later.

Twenty-three-year-old Calvin Abney of Oxon Hill and 28-year-old Richard Abney of Capitol Heights have been charged with armed robbery and numerous other offenses.

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