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updated: 3/28/2014 4:05 PM

Men get 21 years for Rolling Meadows armed robbery

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Two men were sentenced to 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to armed robbery at a Rolling Meadows Sprint store last August.

Christopher Nesbit, 45, of Markham, and Jerome Bruessard, 45, of Chicago, pleaded guilty Wednesday to armed robbery with a handgun, said Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Mike Gerber.

The 21-year sentence includes six years for the robbery plus the mandatory 15 years for using a firearm, Gerber said.

Authorities say Nesbit and Bruessard ordered seven victims at gunpoint into a side room, then took about 100 cellphones.

Bruessard received credit for 202 days in custody. Nesbit, who faces charges in DuPage County for robbing a Naperville cellphone store at gunpoint around the same time, received credit for 227 days in custody.

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