Two men accused of robbing the Piggly Wiggly in Leland

Gabriel Perez and Javonte Nixon (Photo: BCSO)

LELAND, NC (WWAY) — Two men have been arrested for robbing a grocery store in Leland, police say.

Leland detectives say Javonte Nixon and Gabriel Perez robbed the Piggly Wiggly on Village Road in Leland back in May.

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The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office arrested the men and charged the two with common law robbery and felon conspiracy.

They are being held under a $25,000 secured bond.

Perez was recently charged with three counts of B&E to a motor vehicle.

The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leland Police at (910) 371-1100.