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Cleveland Police Arrest Man Accused of Impersonating an Officer Featured

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Cleveland police have arrested a man who is accused of allegedly impersonating a Cleveland police officer and pulling over drivers to rob them. 

Since March 7th, there have been at least five incidents of vehicles being pulled over by fake police. Channel 19 news reports that on Tuesday an officer spotted and followed a vehicle suspected to be involved in the incidents.

Around 10 am, Cleveland Police Sergeant Jennifer Ciaccia followed the suspected vehicle, a Dodge Durango, into the West side of Cleveland.

Near E. 71st Street and Worley Avenue, Sgt. Ciaccia says the suspect ran from his car into a stranger's home and locked the door. U.S. Marshalls arrived on the scene and took the suspect into custody without incident. 

Police are still on the hunt for at least 3 more suspects thought to be involved in the robberies.

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