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Iowa City men face charges for holding up western wear store

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CORALVILLE (KWWL)-- Two men were in the Johnson County Jail Sunday night charged with holding up a western wear store.

Coralville Police say it happened Saturday at Valparaiso Western Wear on First avenue.

They say 17-year-old Jose Murcia and 23-year-old Rogelio Fernandez of Iowa City walked in, tried on boots and clothes, then showed knives and demanded money.

They got it but they were later arrested at their apartments.  Both face second degree robbery charges and immigration hold orders. Additional charges may be filed.

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