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UPDATE: Teen arrested in third Iowa City taxi cab robbery

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A 15-year-old boy faces several charges in connection with a taxi cab robbery Thursday morning. Iowa City police say the boy was arrested for his part in the armed robbery that took place in the 1000 block of Jensen Street around 4:45 a.m. Thursday.

He has been charged with First Degree Robbery and Interfering with Official Acts. The boy is in the Linn County Detention Center and will be referred to juvenile court. 

Iowa City police did not say whether or not he is connected to two other taxi cab robberies. The first took place last Friday night in the 2000 block of Petsel Place. The second incident happened Sunday night on Samoa Drive. 

Those with information are asked to call Iowa City Crime Stoppers at 319-358-TIPS (8477). 

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