Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery.

Two suspects who attempted to rob a maintenance man on Sunday, Nov. 26 at the Short Stop convenience store on the corner of McCreight and East Madison St. have been arrested.

Lorenz Tosten, 17, and Demarvion Coleman, 18, were arrested and charged with armed robbery and criminal conspiracy.

Bastrop Chief of Police Allen Campbell said good police and detective work was the reason this case was solved.

"I would like to thank Richard Pace and Gerald Givens from the detective division, for the good work they did in solving this," he said. "I also want to thank patrol officers Douglas Stewart and Marcus Madison, as well as captain Keesonya Lynch."

To report a crime con- tact the BPD at 281.1322 or call Crimestoppers at 281.0050.