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110 Freeway Closed in Hunt for Robbery Suspects

Authorities brought traffic to a halt on part of the 110 freeway Friday as they took three bank robbery suspects into custody.

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Authorities brought traffic to a halt on part of the 110 freeway Friday as they took three bank robbery suspects into custody.  Elizabeth Espinosa reports.

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Authorities brought traffic to a halt on part of the 110 freeway Friday as they took three bank robbery suspects into custody.

The suspects, who were reportedly armed, are believed to have robbed the Altura Credit Union in Moreno Valley at Day Street and Canyon Springs Parkway, according to a Riverside County sheriff’s spokesperson.

No injuries were reported during the robbery.

Authorities used a tracking device hidden in a bag of money taken from the bank to locate the suspects.

Dozens of cars were stopped on the northbound side of the 110 freeway in South Los Angeles at about 12:30 p.m. as authorities conducted a car to car search.

The freeway was reopened about 1:30 p.m.

Three suspects were eventually taken into custody and the money was recovered, according to reports.

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