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Pedestrian robbed by group of juveniles in Allentown

Published On: Mar 20 2013 10:42:35 AM EDT

Allentown Police are investigating an armed robbery of a pedestrian by a group of juveniles.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Eighth and Green streets.

Police said the man was approached by five males, all juveniles, and one was armed with a handgun.


The group took an undetermined amount of cash from the victim and fled on foot, police said.

Officers stopped and detained three juveniles in the area of Ninth and Tilghman streets, and they were later identified as three of the five involved in the robbery.

The three were arrested and are now in juvenile custody, awaiting a hearing.

Police are still looking for the other two males involved.

They were only described as dark-skinned juveniles.