Two young men and a teenager are under arrest after police said they robbed a Whitestown Verizon store at gunpoint Tuesday and fled to Indianapolis with police on their tail.


WHITESTOWN, Ind. — Authorities in Whitestown are searching for an armed robbery suspect who fled after a police chase ended with a crash.

At about 4 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to the Verizon store on Whitestown Parkway, where witnesses told officers they saw two armed suspects enter the store, gather phones from the safe and flee in a silver vehicle.

Indiana State Police and Whitestown officers found the vehicle on I-65 southbound. Police said a short pursuit ensued until the vehicle crashed, and three suspects fled on foot.

Two of the suspects have been detained for questioning, and a perimeter was set as officers search for the third suspect, said police.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

This is a developing story and will be updated once more information is available.