Calera, AL - Police in Calera, Alabama say they arrested two men early Saturday morning shortly after a Waffle House was robbed. The two are thought to be involved in a series of Waffle House robberies that stretched from Atlanta to Alabama. There have been 18 robberies since July 27.
Calera police say 21 year old Edwin Mitchell and 19 year old Deangelo Heard were both caught leaving the scene of the robbery. A pistol used in the hold up was also recovered. Both men are from Ellenwood, Ga.
They are being held in the Shelby County, Alabama Jail on charges of first degree robbery, theft of property, and second degree attempted robbery charges.
Earlier robberies occurred in six metro counties and near the Alabama border in Lagrange, Ga. and Auburn, Ala. There were robberies in Cobb County on Thursday, and in Gwinnett County on Friday.