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Police say couple arrested for August armed robbery

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Nathan Knight Manwarren Nathan Knight Manwarren
Jennifer Rene Thomas Jennifer Rene Thomas

A couple was arrested on Friday for an August armed robbery of a Cracker Barrel.

Officers say Nathan Knight Manwarren, 28, went to the police department willingly, after he learned investigators were questioning people about his location.

Manwarren confessed to robbing the Cracker Barrel according to the Boone Police Department.

On August 8, 2013, just after 9 p.m., Manwarren entered the Cracker Barrel located at 1601 Blowing Rock Road brandishing a weapon and demanding money, investigators say.

Police have charged Manwarren with Armed Robbery.

Jennifer Rene Thomas, 22, of Asheville was arrested by Asheville PD and turned over to the Boone Police Department.

Investigators say Thomas admitted her involvement even though she did not enter the restaurant during the robbery.

Thomas was charged with one count of Felony Robbery.

Manwarren and Thomas are being held in the Watauga County Detention Center under $80,000 bond.

They are schedule to appear in court in January.

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secured bonds pending January 23, 2014, court appearances.

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