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West Palm Beach armed robbery leads to police chase

Posted at 3:15 PM, Jul 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-24 10:07:58-04

Two men were arrested in Jupiter after police say they robbed two people in West Palm Beach early Saturday morning and fled, leading police on a pursuit. 

The incident happened shortly after 4 a.m. at Sapodilla Avenue and Hibiscus Street. 

The victims told police they were robbed at gunpoint by a black male and provided police with a description of the vehicle. 

Officers located the suspects at 36th Street and Broadway Avenue shortly after. 

According to officials, officers conducted a felony stop, but the driver refused to stop, driving north into Jupiter. 

Jupiter Police assisted and deployed stop sticks disabling the suspect's vehicle. 

The suspects, identified as Jerrell Roberts, 21, and Willie Grant, 22, were identified by the victims and arrested and charged with two counts of armed robbery. 

Police say the items stolen from the victims were found inside the vehicle. 

 

 

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