Posted: Feb 6, 2013 9:53 AM by Brian White
TUCSON - A man wanted on suspicion of an armed robbery has been arrested by police.
Michael Pitts, 37 was arrested at about 2 a.m. Wednesday morning near the intersection of North 10th Avenue and West Adams Street, Tucson Police Sgt. Chris Widmer said.
Pitts was wanted for an armed robbery charge on Jan. 19, a release detailed. According to police, Pitts robbed a taxi driver at knife point and took an undisclosed amount of cash.
Pitts flagged down the driver on Jan. 19 at near the 200 Block of North Fourth Avenue, a release said. He then put a knife to the cab driver's ribs and demanded money, police said.
Police say Pitts may have been involved in several other highway and business robberies in the Tucson area.
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