ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) – Police in Missouri say they’ve arrested at least one of four men suspected of ramming two police cruisers while escaping after a home burglary in Granite City.
St. Louis police arrested 20-year-old Lennard Brown during a disturbance.
He’s charged with three other suspects with various felonies related to the Monday break-in. All of the suspects are believed to live in the St. Louis area.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) – Authorities have now released surveillance footage believed to be that of suspects and a vehicle involved in a police chase late Monday morning.
The suspects struck two pursuing Madison County IL patrol cars before disappearing in the area of Hall and Broadway in north St. Louis.
Police now say that before the home burglary in Granite City that led to the chase, it’s believed the same vehicle and suspects were involved in an incident in north St. Louis County around 11 a.m. Monday.
A car described as a black Hyundai Sonata four-door struck another vehicle from behind at a stop light.
Several suspects got out of the Hyundai and one reportedly flourished a handgun as the others took the personal effects of the people in the other car.
One of the victims was struck in the head with the butt of the gun before the suspects got back into the Hyundai and left the scene.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact St. Louis County Police at (314) 889-2341 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.
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