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Phoenix police arrest armed robbery suspect after escape from custody

20-year-old Tyler Woodward was taken into custody Friday after he allegedly escaped from a police facility in Phoenix.
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PHOENIX — Phoenix police have apprehended an armed robbery suspect after he allegedly escaped from a police facility early Friday morning.

Around 1 a.m. Friday, the suspect reportedly escaped the facility near Central Avenue and Elwood Street, officials said.

The suspect was identified by authorities as 20-year-old Tyler Woodward. Police said he is known to cover his tattoos with make-up.

At about noon, Phoenix police said Woodward had been taken into custody near 7th and Elwood streets. 

This is a developing story. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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