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Feb 6, 2013 12:53 PM by Brian White

Armed robbery suspect arrested in Tucson

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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