Zachary Greenman

Portland police charged two teenagers with robbery early Sunday morning after they allegedly robbed the Cumberland Farms on Pine Street in the West End about 2:30 a.m., police said.

Officers responded to a report from a clerk at the store around 2:27 a.m. that two men wearing hooded sweatshirts, masks and armed with handguns threatened the clerk and demanded money.

They fled with a small amount of cash, police said.

Officers established a perimeter around the store while a police dog began tracking the men down Pine Street and onto State Street. Police spotted the two leaving an alley and fleeing in opposite directions.

Police apprehended them a short time later.

Zachary Greenman, 19, of Clarence, New York, and a 17-year-old from Franklin, Tennessee, whose name was not immediately released, were both charged with one count each of robbery and transported to Cumberland County Jail.