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Teen arrested after Avon taxi driver robbed

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Police have a suspect in custody after a taxi driver was robbed in Avon.

Avon Police got the call around 2:20 pm Thursday. According to police, a teenager tried to rob the cab driver at the Walmart in Avon. When officers showed up at the scene, the suspect was running towards Avon Village Trailer Park on US 36 across from Walmart.

Officers set up a perimeter in the area. A police K-9 found the suspect, a 17-year-old man, hiding under a trailer. Police arrested the suspect, who was bitten by the dog. Police say the teen had a weapon.

The cab driver was not injured.

Some schools were under a brief lockdown during the search.

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