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Two men arrested in armed robbery of pregnant woman in labor

By Tom Boggioni
Sunday, March 2, 2014 17:31 EDT
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Police in Annapolis, Maryland, have arrested two people for the armed robbery of a pregnant woman in labor according to CBS13.

Devery Kelley, 24, of Annapolis and Cornell Robinson, 44, of Washington, D.C. are being held by police after attempting to hold up the woman and her companion at gunpoint. The woman had gone into labor prior to the robbery.

An eyewitness called police at around 4:30 a.m. reporting the robbery on the street. After officers arrived at the scene, one of the victims pointed to the suspects fleeing the neighborhood in a stolen vehicle.

Officers pursued the vehicle until the driver and passenger abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot.

During the chase the suspects threw a gun from the vehicle, which was later recovered by officers.

After a brief foot chase both the driver and the passenger were arrested.

Charges are pending.

[Pregnant woman via Shutterstock]

Tom Boggioni
Tom Boggioni
Tom Boggioni is based in the quaint seaside community of Pacific Beach in less quaint San Diego. He writes about politics, media, culture, and other annoyances. Mostly he spends his days at the beach gazing at the horizon waiting for the end of the world, or the sun to go down. Whichever comes first.
 
 
 
 
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