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Armed robbery of Uber driver leads to standoff in Brooklyn: NYPD

Posted at 8:24 AM, Nov 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-14 08:24:35-05

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — An armed robbery of an Uber driver turned into a police standoff in Brooklyn, according to NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea.

According to a police spokesperson, it happened around 5:30 p.m. at 365 East 98th St. in Brownsville.

Officials said police found two people inside an apartment thought to be connected to an earlier armed robbery. They were taken into custody without incident, police said.