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Spate of cellphone robberies in downtown on weekend

Six cellphones were stolen in downtown during the Nuit Blanche weekend, police say.

The robberies were reported to police on Oct. 6 between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. at various downtown locations.

A group of Asian teens were identified by several witnesses as the suspects and three were arrested.

While they are accused of the six cellphone robberies, police say there are other suspects responsible for a number of other cellphone robberies that occurred that day.