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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police have charged two Pennsylvania men with weapons offenses after they were spotted sitting in a stolen car in Wilmington.

Troopers say an employee in a business at Branmar Plaza reported seeing the men on Thursday. The next day, troopers staked out the area, and saw the same two men in a car with Pennsylvania tags.

Police say when troopers approached the car, the men fled on foot, but were eventually taken into custody. A search of the car turned up a loaded 9mm rifle. Officers say one of the men also had a handgun.

Twenty-six-year-old Cory Foster and 25-year-old Lawrence Payton, both of Philadelphia, were charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and other offenses.

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