The 22- and 23-year-olds from Maryland were arrested in Swissvale early Wednesday morning.By Lindsay Ward

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Two young men have been arrested in connection with a series of robberies across multiple counties.

Allegheny County police say 23-year-old Rexford Enoch Prince-Wright and 22-year-old Elijah Sayon were arrested in Swissvale early Wednesday morning. They were found in a vehicle allegedly involved in several robberies. A shotgun was inside, police say.

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County police say two male suspects and a Chrysler Pacifica with a Maryland registration were allegedly involved in robberies on Aug. 3. A business in Monessen and another in Rostraver were held up.

On Aug. 4, a convenience store in New Eagle, Washington County was robbed at gunpoint by a shotgun-wielding male matching the same suspect description. The same day around 4:30 a.m., a convenience store on Steubenville Pike in Kennedy Township was also robbed by a man with a double barrel shotgun.

Police say their investigation with several law enforcement agencies across three counties led detectives to Prince-Wright and Sayon.

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The two men, both from Maryland, were arrested on Newmeyer Street in Swissvale overnight.

Neighbors told KDKA they were surprised to learn there was so much activity on a street that is normally described as quiet and safe.

“I was actually shocked. This is pretty much a calm neighborhood. Nothing ever really happens on this street,” said Sanitae Phillips.

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Prince-Wright and Sayon are in police custody and will be charged with robbery and other related offenses, county police say.