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NORFOLK - For much of the day, Norfolk Police were trying to talk a robbery suspect out of an apartment,but around 3:45 p.m., they went inside and found it was empty.

Police spokesman Chris Amos saidofficers had been on the scene in the 1700 block of East Ocean View since before noonand that the man hadn't responded to efforts to contact him.

The street in the area was reopening late Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities havn't released the suspect's name.

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