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MPD Officers Injured After Fleeing Robbery Suspect Strikes Squad Car

Milwaukee Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened on Sunday, October 15th, around 1:00 p.m. in the 4200 block of N. Teutonia Avenue. Two suspects attempted to rob the victims, obtained the victims’ property and fled in a vehicle. The victims of the robbery, chased the suspects in a vehicle. As the vehicles entered the intersection of 27th and Burleigh Street, the suspect vehicle, a green Honda, struck another vehicle, which was forced into a Milwaukee Police squad car, stopped for a red traffic signal. All of the vehicles suffered severe damage. The driver of the suspect vehicle, a 20-year old Milwaukee man, fled on foot but was later arrested. The passenger of the suspect vehicle was also arrested. He is a 20-year old Milwaukee man who is on probation for armed robbery. Two officers were in the squad and suffered non-life threatening injuries. They were treated and released from a local hospital as well as the occupants of the second vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.

 
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