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Suspect Eluding Traffic Stop is Arrested, Charged with Robbery from Day Before (Photo)

October 21, 2021 15:45

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A reckless driver who eluded a traffic stop was arrested and later connected to a previous armed robbery.

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 8:41p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a robbery in a parking lot in the 8400 block of Southeast Foster Road. The victims, five teenage girls, reported that a suspect approached them as they sat in a parked car, threatened them with a gun, then robbed them. The suspect left the scene and was not immediately located. But a suspect vehicle description was obtained and distributed to other officers.

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 11:06p.m., a motorcycle officer returning from training saw a vehicle speeding at an estimated 100 miles per hour southbound I-205 at about East Burnside Street. He was concerned the driver

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