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2 STL-area carjackings end in police pursuit

2 suspects still at-large

March 01, 2019 - 8:51 am
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Two people arrested, but a third is still at large after a pursuit that began in Collinsville, Ill., and ended in Soulard.
 
Police say they spotted a Dodge Charger at a Walmart in Collinsville that had been carjacked earlier. A pursuit began, leading officers over the JB Bridge into South County, then north on I-55 into South City at speeds reaching 130 mph at times.
 
The chase ended at 12th and Sydney when the suspects abandoned the vehicle and ran.

Two were caught and arrested without incident. 

A second carjacking this morning about 12:30 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Broadway also ended with a police pursuit. 
 
One suspect was taken into custody at Gasconade and Michigan, a but a second suspect was able to get away.