Three Robbery Suspects Arrested After Brief Pursuit in Paramount

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PARAMOUNT (CNS) - Three robbery suspects were taken into custody Wednesday following a pursuit that ended in the Paramount area.

It was unclear where the pursuit began, but Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said the chase ended around 2:30 p.m. near Downey Avenue and Contreras Street, where three suspects tried to flee on foot.

Two were quickly taken into custody, but sheriff's officials established a perimeter in search of the third, who was captured a short time later.

According to reports from the scene, the trio of suspects may have been involved in a series of recent robberies of people in the Paramount area.

Not other details were immediately available.

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