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Heat's Mason gets back watch stolen in restaurant robbery

Dec. 3, 2013 at 1:51 PM
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MIAMI, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Miami police say they have recovered a watch and other personal items stolen from Miami Heat player Roger Mason Jr. and his sister during a restaurant robbery.

The items -- Mason's Rolex and his sister's purse -- were found after a police chase ended with the arrest of two suspects, WTVJ-TV, Miami, reported Tuesday.

Police said four suspects robbed Mason, his sister, and other patrons of a mozzarella bar on Biscayne Boulevard. Sunday night.

Shots were fired but no one was hit, said Miami Police spokeswoman Frederica Burden. The suspects fled the scene in a sporty utility vehicle.

Police located the vehicle at a hotel Monday, and attempted to stop it after two suspects were driving it, Burden said. The suspects were captured when the vehicle rammed a police vehicle.

One of the people inside the vehicle was slightly injured, but was treated at the scene, WPLG-TV, Miami, reported.

One of the suspects was wearing a watch that matched the serial number of Mason's Rolex, police said.

Two suspects were still at large.

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