Strong armed robbery suspects arrested on I-40 in Knoxville

Strong armed robbery suspects arrested on I-40 in Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police officers arrested two strong armed robbery suspects on I-40 early Tuesday morning.

Officers say they received a call around 7:12 a.m. from a man saying he had been the victim of a strong armed robbery.

The caller also said he was following the suspect vehicle on I-40 westbound.

While he was on the phone, the suspects exited the interstate and re-entered going eastbound.

Officers were able to locate both the victim and suspects, making a traffic stop on I-40 eastbound near Papermill Dr.

Two suspects were detained for questioning.

The investigation is ongoing.

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