(Manchester, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Manchester police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery from Tuesday.

Officers say the robbery occurred in the midst of an apparent drug deal.

Police say the victim told them he was called to a School Street residence for a marijuana sale.

When he showed up, the victim told police one of the suspects brandished a gun and the other a knife, before making off with the pot and money.

Under arrest are 24-year-old Zeequan Graves and 19-year-old Jeffrey Hightower, both of Manchester.

Graves is charged with robbery, conspiracy, burglary, larceny and weapons possession.

Hightower faces charges of conspriracy to commit robbery, burglary and larceny.

Both are being held on bonds of $100,000 each.


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