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Police: Carjacking suspect captured after chase may be linked to 6 robberies

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) –- A man taken into custody after a chase near downtown is believed to be responsible for at least six robberies, according to police.

Police say the most recent incident happened at 800 Walnut Street just after 1 a.m. Sunday.

A man and woman had entered their Jeep Patriot when the suspect allegedly approached them from the rear, implied he had a handgun and demanded they exit the vehicle. Police say the suspect then fled south on 8th Street.

The suspect later led officers on a chase near downtown before being apprehended on North 23rd Street, according to police.

Officials did not release information on the other robberies allegedly linked to the suspect.

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