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Police: Two accused of robbing man of his rent money at gunpoint

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (WBTV) -

Two men were arrested in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Rock Hill Tuesday night. 

According to the Rock Hill Police Department, 24-year-old Tremaine Harris and 23-year-old Dyquan Austin reportedly robbed a 42-year-old man of his rent money at gunpoint in the 200 block of Wall Street around 6:30 p.m.

After the robbery, the victim went to a local grocery store to call police.

Officers arrested Austin on Wall Street and found Harris in a gray Kia Sedan. Harris then allegedly fled the scene and drove through the backyard of a home on Wall Street, police said. Officers say Harris lead police on a brief chase before he reportedly turned into the parking lot of the Baxter Hood Center on Anderson Road and was arrested, officers say. 

Harris was charged with failure to stop for blue lights and siren, armed robbery, criminal conspiracy and possession of a gun during a violent crime. 

Austin was charged with armed robbery, criminal conspiracy and possession of a gun during a violent crime. 

The victim's rent money was recovered, police say. 

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