October 29, 2019  |  02:34 pm

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men following an armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning in the Slidell-area.

Shortly before 5a.m.  Tuesday (Oct. 29), St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a convenience store on Pontchartrain Drive in Slidell after two men entered the store wearing orange ski masks and gloves.  One of the men was armed with a knife and demanded money.

The men fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.

Through their investigation, detectives identified the suspects as Javonte Newman (DOB 1/9/1991) and Anthony Earle (DOB 11/23/1987). Both men were located at a Slidell-area apartment and taken into custody.

They were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail for one count each of L.R.S. 14:64 Armed Robbery.

*Booking photos not yet available. Booking photos can be obtained via the inmate roster on our website, www.stpso.com, when available.