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Police: Witness helps catch Juneau robbery suspect

 


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Juneau police say they

were able to arrest a

robbery suspect with the help of a witness who

chased the man down and detained him until officers arrived.

The Juneau Empire reports that officers had responded Sunday night to a report that 38-year-old Michael Hoyt had taken a cellphone from another man. A 45-year-old Juneau man who had been nearby then stepped in to stop Hoyt.

Juneau police Lt.

David Campbell says the witness was able to keep

Hoyt restrained by resting his body on him until police arrived.

Hoyt was treated for injuries at a hospital before being ta...



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