Three men were arrested on suspicion of assaulting an employee and robbing a Falcon Walmart on Monday, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.

Deputies responded to the reported robbery at the Falcon Walmart, 11550 Meridian Market View, about 8:40 p.m. Monday and were told that three men "assaulted an employee while stealing 23 iPhones valued at approximately $23,000," a Sheriff's Office news release read.

Deputies apprehended the men in the 1100 block of Interquest Parkway, Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Natalie Sosa said.

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Arrested were Fassika Kelem, 20; Edmon Wolday, 18, and Daniel Teferi, 29. 

Kelem and Wolday were being held in the El Paso County jail on $10,000 bonds. Teferi bonded out of jail Tuesday, Sosa said.

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