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MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM) – Police have arrested two suspects after a robbery at a Pizza Hut restaurant in Mesquite on Monday evening. It happened at around 6:00 p.m. in the 900 block of North Gross Road.

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According to the Mesquite Police Department, a white male suspect entered the Pizza Hut holding a propane container and a lighter. The man then demanded money, threatening to ignite the propane tank and blow up the building if the employees did not comply.

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The man left the restaurant with an undisclosed amount of cash. He drove away from the location with a white female suspect who had been waiting in the getaway car. That vehicle was later found and stopped by the Balch Springs Police Department.

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Dawson Miles & Amber Vickery (credit: Mesquite Police Department)

Dawson Miles & Amber Vickery (credit: Mesquite Police Department)

Authorities arrested 28-year-old Dawson Miles of Frisco and charged him with one count of aggravated robbery and a second count of possession of a controlled substance. His bond is set at $18,500. Law enforcement officials also arrested 24-year-old Amber Vickery of Frisco, and charged her with one count of aggravated robbery. Her bond is set at $15,000. Both suspects are now in the Mesquite jail.