6 arrested in connection with 2 armed robberies

Police activity in West Fresno

Six people were arrested in connection with two early morning armed robberies, police say.

It happened around 6:00 a.m. at a house on W. Fountain Way in Fresno.

According to Fresno Police, the first robbery happened at 5:00 a.m. at Ashlan and West. A group robbed a person at gunpoint and took personal property.

Police say the second robbery happened at 6:00 a.m. at Emerson and West. The group robbed another person at gunpoint and took personal property.

While police were at a separate scene, officers saw a Cadillac drive by that matched the description of a car involved in two armed robberies.

Police then followed the Cadillac to a house on Fountain Way.

Police immediately put three people from inside the Cadillac into handcuffs and asked for people to come out of the house.

In all, six people were arrested, ranging in age from teenagers to early 20's.

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