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Police release new information surrounding large crime ring

By Todd Hicks. CREATED Sep 4, 2014

MILWAUKEE - Police have released new information surrounding a series of violent armed robberies that have griped the city.

Chief Ed Flynn says the suspects are part of a large crime ring.
 
One of the suspects, 15-year-old Camron Powell was shot and killed by an alleged victim at 2nd and National on Labor Day.
 
Five other teens were arrested in connection to the attempted armed robbery. 
 
"This crew is part of a group of crews who are affiliated with a very violent, very criminal gang on the Northside." Flynn said.
 
Flynn said the group could be responsible for more than 35 armed robberies over the last few weeks. 
 
He said investigators are still working on the case. 
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Todd Hicks joined TODAY'S TMJ4 after working at WGBA in Green Bay, where he was an anchor and reporter for the NBC affiliate.