A man and a teen were arrested in connection with the armed burglary of a Perris convenience store earlier this month, sheriff’s officials said Sunday.

On Aug. 3, the suspects entered the store, which had several patrons inside, and went behind the counter to take money from the register while brandishing a black handgun, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

The duo then allegedly fled in a blue 2011 Nissan Versa.

After a week-long investigation, authorities said the two suspects were Carlos Acuna Rosales, 20, and a 17-year-old male who was not named because of his age.

Both were arrested on Thursday at a business in the 14000 block of Meridian Parkway in Riverside, where deputies also say they found the suspect vehicle. Authorities later served two search warrants at homes in Perris and Nuevo, where they located unspecified evidence related to the crime, sheriff’s officials said.

The juvenile suspect was booked into the Southwest Juvenile Hall on suspicion of armed robbery, false imprisonment, kidnapping and conspiracy.

Rosales was booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center on suspicion of armed robbery, false imprisonment, kidnapping and conspiracy and remained behind bars without bail.

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