Two men wearing Hallowen masks have been arrested for robbery in Franklin County

Kenneth West, Carols Gomez

Kenneth West, Carols Gomez


Our news partner WAFF states,

The Cedar Creek Chevron was robbed around 8 p.m. Monday. Investigators said two men robbed the clerk at gunpoint while wearing Halloween masks. An undetermined amount of money was taken.

Law enforcement agencies in the surrounding area were notified and given the description of the robbers’ vehicle that the clerk was able to provide. A Phil Campbell police officer spotted the vehicle and began pursuit.

During the pursuit, the suspects threw items from the car before wrecking it. Among the items thrown were Halloween masks fitting descriptions of those used in the robbery.

Kenneth West and Carlos Gomez were taken to a Russellville emergency room. Once released, they were taken into custody and taken to the Franklin County Jail.