Arrest in Kirkwood Highway robberies

An Elsmere man is behind bars for robberies at two Kirkwood Highway businesses.

On Thursday troopers arrested 28 year-old Steven Cardwell in connection of a Dececemeber 8 robbery of a 7-11, and the same crime against Three Stars Pizza.

Carwell used a knife to threaten cashiers at both businesses and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He faces numerous charges and is in custody at the Young Correctional Institute after failing to post bail.

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