Police: 3 juveniles steal vehicle, commit 2 armed robberies, hit pedestrian

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Police say suspects trying to get away from a crime scene in Bridgeport hit a pedestrian, leaving the victim critically hurt.

Three juveniles are in jail after police caught them about a mile away from the original crime scene on Fairfield Avenue.

Police say the juveniles stole a Jeep and used it in two armed robberies: one in Black Rock and the other at the University of Bridgeport.

The stolen vehicle struck and critically injured a pedestrian on Fairfield Avenue, police say.

The string of crimes ended when the getaway vehicle crashed into a tree, according to police. One of the teens was taken to a hospital with injuries from the crash.

Police are not releasing the suspects' names because they are all underage.

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