Deputies arrest two in Hammond armed robbery

Tangipahoa Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested two men on Friday who are accused of robbing two people at gunpoint in the parking lot of Jeff’s Grocery on West Club Deluxe Road in Hammond.

Deputies arrested Dorin Sellers, 25, and Kevin Mullens, 26, both of Hammond, around 1:30 a.m., Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said in a news release.

Deputies arrested Sellers on site, Panepinto said.

Mullens drove off, but crashed his vehicle on Old Baton Rouge Highway as deputies chased him, Panepinto said. Deputies caught Mullens as he then tried to flee on foot.

Sellers was booked into the Tanigpahoa Parish Jail on counts of armed robbery, resisting an officer by force, aggravated second-degree robbery and convicted felon in possession of a firearm, Panepinto said.

Mullens was booked on resisting an officer by force, convicted felon in possession of a firearm and principal to a felony.