COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Three robbery suspects went underground trying to outrun police in Colorado Springs. Officers spotted them in driving in two stolen cars and tried to pull them over.

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The suspects hopped out and ran in different directions. Three of them squeezed into a storm drain which lead to the Citadel Mall to get away, but officers were ready for them.

“It was a tactical officer driving by and all of a sudden a manhole comes up out of the ground and here comes three guys popping out,” said Lt. Howard Black, a spokesman for the Colorado Springs Police Department.

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No one was hurt. Five suspects were arrested in total — all of whom are juveniles. Police say they are involved in a weekend-long crime spree.


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