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Poplar Bluff police K-9 'tracks down' armed robbery suspects

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Police in Poplar Bluff literally tracked down two armed robbery suspects.

The robbery happened early Wednesday morning at the Casey's General Store on East Pine.

Police arrested 22-year-old Chaddrick Smith and 20-year-old Kwamae Triplett for the crime.

Police were able to catch up with the pair, after the K-9 unit tracked their scent to a nearby parking lot where investigators found acceleration marks on the pavement.

They eventually found fresh tire tracks in a grass lot that lead to smith and Triplett's home.

The pair now faces charges including: first degree robbery, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

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