‘Angry Birds' backpack foils armed robbery getaway, deputies say

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 10: Angry Birds Mascot attend "The Angry Birds Movie" Photocall during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 10, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Luca Teuchmann/Getty Images)

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 10: Angry Birds Mascot attend "The Angry Birds Movie" Photocall during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 10, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Luca Teuchmann/Getty Images)

An “Angry Birds” backpack was the clue investigators in Florida say they needed after an armed robbery at a convenience store.

The robbery was reported at about 4 a.m. Tuesday and involved two individuals, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said.

During the robbery, which was captured on video and witnessed by a customer in the parking lot, two men with guns approached the store clerk and demanded money, deputies said.

“You know what I want,” one man told the clerk as he handed him a black backpack embroidered with an “Angry Birds” character, the VCSO said.

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The clerk filled the backpack with money, cigarettes and cigars, deputies said.

Using surveillance video that showed the “distinct backpack,” investigators were able to locate one of the alleged robbers about half a mile from the store.

The man was carrying a backpack exactly like the one used in the robbery and he was carrying a black handgun, deputies said.

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Luis Montanez, 18, admitted to being involved in the robbery and was arrested, investigators said.

The second suspect, Devyn Omar Rivera, 20, was located and arrested later in the day, deputies said.

Rivera was charged with armed robbery and violation of probation, and Montanez was charged with armed robbery and petit theft.

The cash and merchandise stolen during the robbery was recovered by deputies.