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Armed Robbery Suspects Caught After Crashing Stolen Car

Three armed robbery suspects are arrested by officers from District 7 of the Milwaukee Police Department after they crashed the car they stole.  At about 3:50 p.m. on August 9, a 52-year-old Milwaukee man and a 25-year-old Milwaukee woman were robbed at gunpoint in the 5100 block of W. Melvina Street.  The unknown suspects stole their 1999 Dodge Durango and fled in that vehicle.  At about 5:20 p.m., Milwaukee Police observed the vehicle in the area of N. 46th Street and W. Burleigh Street.  Upon seeing the squad car, the suspects fled at a high rate of speed and two blocks away lost control of the vehicle and hit a utility pole.  The three suspects in the vehicle fled on foot into the neighborhood.

Officers searched the area and located all three suspects and took them into custody.  A pistol believed to be used in the robbery was found in a shirt that was removed by one of the suspects.  The suspects are a 15-year-old male and two 17-year-old males, all from Milwaukee.  They were not injured in the earlier crash.  MPD will present the case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.  

 

 
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