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Man arrested in Brighton Park robbery

Chicago police arrested a man they say shot at them, after he robbed a T-Mobile store in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

The incident happened near 47th and South Kedzie Avenue about 8 p.m. Friday night.

According to police, a group of men walked into the store, demanded cash, and allegedly held some customers hostage for a short while.

When police arrived, they engaged in a shootout with the suspects. The men ran out the back of the store.

Officers did find one gunman three hours later, hiding in someone else’s basement in the 4600 block of South St. Louis Avenue, police said.

A gun was confiscated, and charges are expected to be filed against the man soon.

Officers are still looking for at least one other suspect.


4 Comments to “Man arrested in Brighton Park robbery”

    bubba said:
    January 19, 2013 at 1:33 PM

    I guess the cops forgot about a back door.

      common sense said:
      January 19, 2013 at 1:49 PM

      It was a strip mall not a house you idiot

        anonymous said:
        January 21, 2013 at 11:27 AM

        even if its a strip mall.. there is still a back door to every tmobile store. they must be so stupid to have the robbers get away while they were still there when the cops arrived.

    Melvin said:
    March 31, 2013 at 8:44 PM

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