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Two Elmira Teens Charged With Robbery

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - These two Elmira teens are behind bars this morning following a reported robbery in the town of Big Flats.

The Chemung County Sheriff's Office says 18 year-old Lonnie Brown and 16 year-old Carl Townsend Jr. are charged with one count each of second-degree robbery.

The incident happened last Thursday around 5:30 p.m. outside a home on the 300 block of County Route 64.

The Sheriff's Office says a third suspect fled the scene prior to deputies' arrival.

Charges against that third suspect are expected as this investigation continues.

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