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Two Opelousas teens arrested in connection with attempted armed robbery

Posted at 12:28 PM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 15:48:41-04

Two teenagers were arrested after an alleged armed robbery attempt at an Opelousas home.

Police say the incident happened on Friday at about 10 p.m.  Two people  tried to rob a home owner, and fired shots during the attempt, police say.

Sam James II, 18, was booked with attempted armed robbery and attempted second-degree murder.

Another teen,  15-year-old who was not identified because he is a juvenile, also was arrested.