ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Two men were arrested early Friday and charged with armed robbery at a service station in South Anchorage.
Bruce Scott McQuade, 30, and Forrest U. Johnston, 31, were charged with a holdup at a Williams station.
Each man was being held at the Anchorage Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.
According to charging documents, about 2:45 a.m. a man wearing a T-shirt over his face and acting as if he held a gun in his jacket pocket ordered the clerk to give him money. The clerk gave him money and the robber fled in a Ford sedan driven by a second person.
A police officer saw a car heading north on the Seward Highway and stopped it as it turned onto Tudor Road. The officer said the passenger matched the description of the robber.
A jacket, a stain on a $5 bill and prints made by McQuade's shoes matched observations made at the station, according to charging documents.
McQuade and Johnson denied robbing the station.
Police said the getaway car had been used in at least two other robberies in August and September, both at a Seward Highway Chevron station.
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