Two arrests in attempted Family Dollar burglary

The robbery was at a Family Dollar, police say.

A suspect is in custody Wednesday night after an attempted robbery at a Family Dollar on Monument Road, authorities say.

Police had a large presence on Monument Road near St. Johns Bluff Road after someone tried to rob a Family Dollar there late Wednesday night.

According to a police report from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office the two suspects, Antonio Short and Tyriek Sherwood approached the Family Dollar and tried to get inside, but the business was locked. They fled in opposite directions and a perimeter was set up using both an air and K-9 unit.

Thanks to K-9 officer Eli, they were able to apprehend Short. They later found Antonion hiding, and were able to apprehend him as well. 

This story is developing. Stay with First Coast News for updates.

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