Two charged in Marshalltown armed robbery

Two Marshalltown men have been charged in an armed robbery that took place April 27, 2012.

Russell Gentry Jr., 24, and Bernard Brooks, 19, face charges from the incident in which $1,000 was taken from a clerk at gunpoint at Check into Cash, 50 East Lafrentz Drive.

Both men are charged with first-degree robbery, a Class B felony, going armed with intent, a Class D felony and second-degree theft, a Class D felony.

Brooks is being held on a $50,000 cash bond at the Marshall County Jail. Gentry is at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility on unrelated charges.