5 arrested in armed robbery near UC campus

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The City of Cincinnati and University of Cincinnati police departments arrested five people on Wednesday, including three teenagers, for their alleged involvement in a recent armed robbery near campus.

Calvin Spears, 26, of Avondale, and Markell Peoples, 19, of Mount Airy were each charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of carrying a concealed weapon. Additionally, three male teens were arrested on the same charges.

According to court documents, the suspects are accused of robbing two people on the street with handguns before fleeing in a vehicle.

Police said four semi-automatic handguns were recovered during the arrest.

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