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Trick-or-treaters robbed in Tacoma, Wash.

Nov. 1, 2012 at 1:16 PM   |   Comments

TACOMA, Wash., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Six teenagers, one armed with a handgun, were arrested for allegedly robbing Halloween trick-or-treaters in Tacoma, Wash., police said.

The suspects, ranging in age from 13 to 17 and wearing blue bandannas, allegedly robbed six different groups of children and adults on Halloween night, demanding cellphones, back packs and other personal items, the Tacoma, Wash., News Tribune reported Thursday.

Police tracked them to an abandoned car and recovered the stolen property, masks and the gun from inside the vehicle, the newspaper said. No injuries were reported.

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