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Armed robbers captured in Central Park

Monday, May 07, 2012
Police confiscated a .38 caliber handgun from one of the suspects.

Police confiscated a .38 caliber handgun from one of the suspects.

Fast action by police in Central Park helped catch a trio of armed robbers.

Investigators confiscated a .38 caliber handgun from one of the suspects.

They were caught within five minutes of a report from a couple who say the men pointed the weapon at them while they were robbed of their cell phones and wallets.

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It happened near the Central Park reservoir just before 10 p.m. Saturday.

Officers radioed a description of the robbers, who were apprehended by two undercover officers.

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