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Man arrested after Riverside robbery and pursuit could be linked to O.C. fast-food robberies, police say

Man arrested after Riverside robbery and pursuit could be linked to O.C. fast-food robberies, police say

Authorities are trying to determine whether an armed-robbery suspect arrested after a short police pursuit in Riverside that ended in a crash and brush fire Thursday is responsible for a series of recent fast-food robberies in Orange County.

Police received a call about 4:30 p.m. reporting an armed robbery at the Carl’s Jr. at 10010 Magnolia Ave., Riverside Police Department spokesman Ryan Railsback said.

Officers saw a car believed to have been used in the robbery about three or four miles from the restaurant and pulled it over.

Two men were...

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