Two men accused of robbing two Saskatoon businesses back-to-back were caught before they could spend a dime.
Police were called to two armed robberies in a matter of 20 minutes in the early morning hours Thursday.
The first incident happened in the 100 block of Assiniboine Drive around 4:30 a.m.
Two men wearing masks and wielding baseball bats and metal pipes walked into a business and demanded money.
The suspects took off in a vehicle and left with a small amount of cash.
Twenty minutes later, around 4:50 a.m., another armed robbery took place in 2300 block of 33rd Street West.
Police said two men – with the same description and weapons – robbed the business of a small amount of cash and tobacco products.
A short time later, officers spotted the vehicle involved in the armed robberies and two men were arrested.
According to police, the masks, weapons, and stolen items were found in the vehicle.
No one was injured in the robberies.