Six people robbed at gunpoint near Ybor; Suspects arrested

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -- Six people were held up at gunpoint near Ybor City overnight Sunday in two separate incidents.

Tampa Police reported that two suspects, a juvenile from Tampa and an adult from Brandon, are in custody for the robberies. They were allegedly in possession of firearms and discharged them during the incidents as they demanded the victims' belongings.

Though no one was injured by gunfire, TPD said that one victim was pistol-whipped and suffered minor injuries as a result.

The identity of the suspects has not been released by TPD. We will not release the identity of the juvenile suspect, per our crime reporting guidelines.

No further details were given in the report.

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