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Police chase ends with arrest in Midtown

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(WMC-TV) - Police arrested a man they believe to be responsible for two robbery attempts and an actual robbery Monday afternoon.

Police say they caught the man after he crashed his car while fleeing from police. He tried to run away on foot but officers caught up to him.

Witnesses on the scene where the crash happened watched as he was arrested on Tutwiler Avenue.

According to officers, the man attempted to rob the Family Dollar on Thomas Street. He then tried robbing the Village Mart on Jackson Avenue. A few minutes later, he reportedly robbed the African Hair Braiding Store on Cleveland Street.

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