Two individuals accused of armed robbery of a Woodbine pharmacy in 2012 were sentenced to more than 11 years in prison each Friday.

Anthony Sering and Anthony Alascio, both 28 and of Anne Arundel County, were sentenced to 135 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Baltimore.

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Sering and Alascio took a car without permission from a relative of Alascio's and drove to a neighborhood in Woodbine, according to the release. They walked to the nearby

pharmacy wearing disguises.

One of the defendants pointed a gun at the pharmacist and demanded prescription drugs and cash while the other restrained a store clerk with zip ties, according to the release. After taking more than $7,000 in drugs and cash, the defendants restrained the pharmacist and left, taking the pharmacist's car.

A neighbor who saw Sering and Alascio return to the original stolen vehicle notified police, who arrived and pursued the defendants after they drove away at a high rate of speed, according to the release.

Police apprehended the defendants following an 8-mile chase that ended when Sering crashed the car into another vehicle at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Md. 32, according to the release.

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