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Police arrest five suspects linked to at least five Valley robberies

Posted at 8:10 AM, Jul 19, 2016

Police have arrested five robbery suspects in the area of 55th and Southern avenues after they were linked to at least five crimes.

Of those suspects, three are between the ages of 14 and 16. So far, the group is linked to five robberies but they could be linked to two more.

ABC15 video showed one man, who was wearing dark shorts and no shirt, in a backyard of a Laveen home taken away by police. A second individual was also seen taken into custody; that individual was wearing a dark shirt and jeans. A third subject, wearing red shorts and no shirt, was also taken into custody but taken away in an ambulance after he was injured by a police canine. A white truck, with three doors open, was also spotted in the area surrounded by police. 

Police say weapons were tossed out from the suspect vehicle.

Police were seen going door to door in the neighborhood. 

Other information is not currently available, stay with ABC15 for updates.