Suspects lead police on high-speed chase from south St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Police were chasing a robbery suspect on St. Louis highways Tuesday afternoon. The suspect is accused in an armed robbery of a tow truck driver in south St. Louis County.  The suspect is accused of stealing a large amount of money.

The chase went from Butler Hill northbound on I-55 to downtown St. Louis. Officers eventually lost track of the suspect’s vehicle.

Officers caught up with the suspect’s vehicle a short time later on I-55 in Illinois at the 1.3 mile marker.  Three people abandoned the vehicle on the side of the highway.

The location of the suspects is not known at this time.  They jumped over the median and ran off before police caught up with them.  Officers are still looking for the suspects near East. St. Louis, Illinois. Call police if you see anything suspicious.

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