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Police arrest armed robbery suspect on southside

Posted at 9:23 AM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-16 13:13:52-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police arrested an armed robbery susepct on the southside Tuesday.

According to Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan, the scene was at 19 W. Veterans Blvd.

Detectives tracked a suspect wanted in an armed robbery case earlier in the month to the location, which he refused to leave.

SWAT and hostage negotiators were sent to the scene in an effort to get the man to come out peacefully. They arrested him in the 10 a.m. hour.