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Two Arrested in Norwalk Pizza Robbery

NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk man was arrested Monday on a warrant stemming from an October robbery of a pizza delivery driver . Norwalk police say Michael Johnson, 27, of 36 Soundview Ave., made the phone call that brought the driver to the scene, where he was punched in the face.

A 17-year-old boy was also arrested on a warrant in the robbery.

Police say the Speedy Pizza delivery driver threw his bag full of pizza in self-defense on Oct. 20 after being attacked on Kossuth Street. The driver had been trying to deliver pizza to 15 Kossuth St. and felt threatened by two suspects. No weapon was displayed. The driver fled and did not need medical attention.

Detective Ryan Evarts developed the information that led to the arrests, Sgt. James Boff said. He applied for and received warrants after interviewing the suspects. On Monday, he saw Johnson walking down the street and arrested him without incident. The 17-year-old turned himself in.

Police were investigating Johnson's possible connection to other recent robberies.

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