Two Nassau Village residents have been charged with the attempted armed robbery of a store in their neighborhood.
Prosecutors allege that Joshua Duncanson, 18, and Samuel Higgs, 19, while armed with a Maverick shotgun and a Taurus 9mm pistol tried to hold up Budget Convenience on September 30.
The pair is accused of conspiracy to commit armed robbery, the attempted armed robbery of the cashier and possession of firearms with the intent to endanger the life of John Mitchell, the security guard.
Duncanson and Higgs were not required to enter pleas to the charges when they appeared before Magistrate Samuel Mckinney.
They were denied bail and will return to court on December 16.