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Man suspected of robbing Tucson cabbie is arrested

TUCSON, Ariz. — A man suspected of robbing a Tucson cab driver at
knifepoint last month has been arrested.

Tucson police say 37-year-old Michael Pitts was wanted on a felony warrant for
armed robbery.

Pitt is suspected of flagging down the cab on Jan. 19 and asking for a ride.

When the cab arrived at the destination, police say Pitts “put a knife to the
cab driver’s ribs and demanded money.”

Police say Pitts made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

At about 2 a.m. Wednesday, police officers spotted Pitts and he was arrested
without incident.

He’s been booked into the Pima County Jail on suspicion of armed robbery.

Police don’t immediately know if Pitts has a lawyer yet.


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