2 arrested in connection to robbery spree in northeast Los Angeles

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Friday, July 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A robbery suspect and getaway driver were arrested after going on a spree near Atwater Village on Wednesday.

Around 11:45 p.m., authorities responded to reports of a robbery at Fletcher Drive and Atwater Avenue where multiple people in the area were robbed.

Authorities said there were five victims who were robbed at gunpoint by a suspect.

The suspect and getaway driver were located during a traffic stop. The suspect fled from the vehicle, but was caught a short distance away.

Both people were taken into custody. A third person in the vehicle was taken in for questioning. A weapon was also recovered in the vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing.