Two men arrested in attempted Pine Ridge robbery

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Two men are behind bars after allegedly attempting to rob a convenience store in Pine Ridge.

On Friday morning, Oglala Sioux Tribe Department police officers were called to Big Bats Convenience in downtown Pine Ridge for reports of a man with a gun attempting to rob the store. 

Police say then man fled the store before they arrived. Officers were able to track down the reported vehicle, and arrested the man without incident. Police say they determined another man was involved in the attempted robbery, and found him nearby. 

There were no injuries in the incident.

The incident is under investigation by the Pine Ridge Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs Criminal Investigations Division. 

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