Janesville men charged with robbery in Iowa

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Gazette staff
Thursday, January 9, 2014

MUSCATINE, IOWA—Two Janesville men were charged with robbery Wednesday morning in Muscatine County District Court in Iowa, according to the Muscatine Journal.

Authorities allege Scott Fry, 24, and Ashton Dix, 21, attempted to rob a clerk while armed with pellet guns at the GM Food Mart/Shell gas station in Muscatine on Tuesday night, the newspaper reported.

Muscatine is west of Davenport, Iowa.

No injuries were reported as a result of the robbery, County Attorney Alan Ostergren told the Muscatine Journal. The paper also reported Fry and Dix appeared in court Wednesday morning, when a $500,000 cash bond was set. Their next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 17.

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