MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Three people are being detained after an armed robbery led to a lengthy police chase in Memphis.
Police said officers responded to the armed robbery at a business in the 4600 block of Elvis Presley Boulevard around 1 p.m. Thursday.
HAPPENING NOW: Several people in custody after a chase leads police from Whitehaven to the Village Green apartments in Hickory Hill.— Tony Atkins (@TonyAtkinsFOX13) January 3, 2019
It ended in a foot chase several blocks from where these picture were taken.
It began as an armed robbery of a Metro PCS store on Elvis Presley. pic.twitter.com/AzXgMPuAdR
When FOX13 crews arrived on scene, there was crime scene tape around the Metro by T-Mobile store at that location. Police have not confirmed which business was robbed.
At 1:11 p.m. officers responded to an armed robbery @ 4673 Elvis Presley. 2 males robbed the business and fled in a white Nissan Altima. Officers pursued the suspects and detained them at Ridgeline & Ridgeline Cv. A female has also been detained. No injuries reported.— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) January 3, 2019
According to MPD, two men robbed the business and then drove away in a white Nissan Altima.
Officers then pursued the suspects for approximately one hour.
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The suspected robbers were detained by police at the intersection of Ridgeline Drive and Ridgeline Cove around 2 p.m.
Police said a woman was also detained. However, they did not specify what her role was in the incident.
"I heard the eye in the sky and it kind of threw me off a little bit," said Traci Mabry. "So when I approached my door, I saw a lot of police officers on the street."
Mabry said she came outside and spotted one of the suspects being arrested.
"I saw a man jumping the gate and he ran in this yard before police caught him," she said.
No injuries were reported.
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