HARVEY, La. Three people have been arrested in connection with a pair of armed robberies in the Tallow Tree neighborhood in Harvey, according to a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

The spokesman said that the first incident occurred on August 17 when a man was walking in the 1000 block of Tallow Tree Lane when he was approached by three young men. One of the suspects pulled out a gun and demanded that the suspect lay on the ground and empty his pockets. A second suspect checked the victim's pocket for more property. All three of the suspects fled.

One day later, a 53-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint in the same block. The victim said a teen suspect pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at the victim's head.

The victims, two juveniles and an adult, were all identified in a lineup and the spokesman said the suspects have been arrested.

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