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Deputies: Duo arrested after Firehouse Subs robbery, car chase

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UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Two men were arrested after a chase following an armed robbery at a local sub shop, according to the Union County Sheriff's Office.

The incident began Tuesday night at the Firehouse Subs on Highway 74 in Indian Trail.

Officials told WBTV that two men went into the restaurant, robbed the employees at gunpoint, then left the scene in a vehicle.

Deputies who were nearby responded to the call and were able to chase the men for about four miles before the robbers wrecked their car.

One man was arrested immediately after the wreck. The other was able to escape authorities for a short time, but was eventually found and arrested.

No one was injured during the robbery or the chase.

The duo's names have not been released.

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