Four arrested after robbery and chase


MADISON POLICE SAY FOUR SUSPECTS ARE IN CUSTODY.. FOLLOWING WHAT THEY SAY WAS A ROBBERY.. FOLLOWED BY GUN SHOTS.. AND A VEHICLE PURSUIT. THEY SAY IT ALL STARTED AROUND 3 THIS AFTERNOON.. IN AN EAST TOWNE MALL PARKING LOT AND THE SITUATION ESCALATED FROM THERE. NBC15’S HANNAH FLOOD WAS OUT ON THE SECNE FOLLOWING THE STORY.. AND JOINS US NOW WITH THE LATEST. WELL LEIGH.. POLICE SAY WHEN THE SUSPECTS DROVE AWAY FROM THE PARKING LOT.. THE VICTIMS FOLLOWED THEM AND CALLED 9-1-1. WHILE THEY WERE FOLLOWED, THE SUSPECTS REPORTEDLY SHOT AT THE VICTIM’S VEHICLE.. POLICE JOINED THE CHASE.. AND STARTED FOLLOWING THE VEHICLES DOWN HIGHWAY 51.. NEAR THE DANE COUNTY AIRPORT. IT ALL ENDED HERE OFF OF HANSON ROAD.. NEAR HIGHWAY 51.. WHERE ALL FOUR SUSPECTS PARKED THE VEHICLE AND RAN AWAY. POLICE ARRESTED TWO SUSPECTS IMMEDIATELY.. BUT TWO OTHERS HID NEARBY. POLICE SET UP A PERIMETER.. USING DOGS, AN AIRPLANE AND OFFICERS FROM SEVERAL DEPATMENTS.. AFTER ABOUT AN HOUR OF SEARCHING.. POLICE ARRESTED THE TWO REMAINING SUSPECTS.. A WOMAN WHO LIVES NEARBY TELLS ME.. SHE WAS FRIGHTENED TO HEAR ABOUT SUSPECTS ON THE LOOSE SO CLOSE TO HER HOME. “SINCE WE ARE SO CLOSE TO EAST TOWNE MALL.. IT’S BEEN HAPPENING ACTUALLY.. WE’VE HAD TOO MANY FRIGHTS FOR A CITY LIKE MADISON.. IT’S HAPPENING WAY TO OFTEN AT THIS POINT.” HANSON ROAD AND HIGHWAY 51 WERE CLOSED FOR SEVERAL HOURS WHILE POLICE SEARCHED FOR THOSE TWO SUSPECTS.. NO ONE WAS HURT DURING THE PURSUIT OR THE SEARCH.. POLICE SAY THEY’RE STILL INVESTIGATING THE ROBBERY.. AND ARE STILL INTERVIEWING SOME OF THE WITNESSES, VICTIMS AND SUSPECTS.

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