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U. of C. Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects Thursday Night

By Sam Cholke | September 22, 2017 3:49pm | Updated on September 25, 2017 8:26am
 University of Chicago police have arrested two men believed to be behind an armed robbery Thursday night.
University of Chicago police have arrested two men believed to be behind an armed robbery Thursday night.
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HYDE PARK — Two men behind an armed robbery Thursday in Hyde Park have been arrested, University of Chicago Police said.

The wwo men, one armed with a handgun, allegedly robbed two people at 10 p.m. in the 800 block of East 54th Street and ran away through an alley.

Police said they caught the duo shortly afterward in the 5900 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.

The suspects are now in Chicago Police Department custody and have been charged with armed robbery.

Further information was not immediately available.