Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Hyde Park gas station after a University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) officer arrested a suspect suspected of robbing a victim later that evening.

At 8:40 p.m. on June 15, a suspect armed with a handgun entered a gas station at 5130 S. Lake Park Ave., the location of BP, and robbed the attendant of cash from the register before fleeing on foot.

At 10 p.m., a suspect with a handgun robbed a pedestrian of a cell phone at 6117 S. Greenwood Ave. and fled on foot, but the responding UCPD officer located and took the suspect into custody, finding a replica handgun and recovering the victim's cell phone.

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