AUGUSTA — Two men are facing charges in connection with a pair of pharmacy robberies in the city last month.

Carmine Fazzi, 18, of Augusta, is facing two counts of robbery for his role in hold-ups at the Stone Street CVS on Feb. 13 and the North Belfast Avenue Rite Aid on Feb. 20.

Fazzi was arrested by police in New York on Monday on an assault charge connected to an incident there, said Augusta Police Lt. Detective Keith Brann. Fazzi, who was subsequently charged with being a fugitive, is being held at the Westchester County jail in lieu of $100,000 bail for the assault charge and without bail on charge of being a fugitive from justice.

Augusta Police on Monday arrested Daniel Rines, 18, of Pittston, and charged him with robbery, Brann said. Rines was subsequently released from the Augusta Police Department on $500 unsecured bail.

Among Rines bail conditions is an order to stay away from Fazzi and Rite Aid.

Police said they’re still investigating and believe others were involved in the robberies.

“There definitely are going to be more people charged,” Brann said.

The pharmacy robberies took place a week apart at stores separated by less than a mile. In each case, two men entered the store and demanded prescription medication from the clerk working in the pharmacy. The men in both robberies were described as being in their teens or early 20s.

Brann said Fazzi was one of the two men who entered both the CVC and Rite Aid. Police are still seeking the person with Fazzi in each instance. Brann said detectives are trying to determine if there was one other person involved, or two.

Rines did not enter the store on either occasion, said Detective Jason Cote.

“He cooperated and admitted he was the driver in the Rite Aid robbery,” Cote said.

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