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Police Arrest Suspect In Taxi Driver Robbery
Updated February 21, 2014 6:33 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(AVON) - Police have a suspect in custody after a taxi driver was robbed in Avon.

Avon Police got the call around 2:20 pm Thursday. The taxi driver told police that he picked up a man who asked to go to Walmart, but then attempted to rob the driver. After the robbery, the taxi driver flagged down an officer.

A police officer spotted the suspect running to a nearby mobile home park.

A police K-9 found the suspect, a 17-year-old man, hiding under a trailer. Police arrested the suspect, who was bitten by the dog.

The cab driver was not injured.

Some schools were under a brief lockdown.

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