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Police Chase Armed Robber

Posted on: 3:40 pm, October 16, 2012, by , updated on: 03:44pm, October 16, 2012

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SCRANTON — Lackawanna County police gave chase to an armed robber in the city of Scranton early Tuesday morning.

Scranton police said the robbery happened around 2:30 a.m. on Jackson Street.  According to authorities, the crook flashed a gun.

Officers spotted the robbery taking place and ran after the person.  Investigators said during the chase, a K-9 Unit dog led them into an apartment building on Washburn Street.

Police said they took everyone out of the building then took a juvenile to police headquarters for questioning.  Police have not yet filed charges.

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