PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Three men were arrested after robbing a man and then leading police on a car chase for about 10 miles early Sunday morning.
Officers responded to the intersection of Atwood Street and Cable Place in Oakland around 12:15 a.m. for a report of an armed street robbery.READ MORE: Butler County Community College Closes For 2 Days Due To Ransomware Attack
The victim told police he had been walking near the intersection when three black males, who were all armed, approached him and took his wallet and cellphone. The three suspects got into a white Toyota with a broken rear driver window that was covered with a trash bag. The car was driven by a fourth suspect.North Allegheny, Mt. Lebanon Among Highest-Ranked Schools In The Area
Around 3:32 a.m., police say officers spotted the described car in Point Breeze on S. Linden Avenue and attempted to pull them over, but the suspects did not stop.
Police say the suspects then led the officers on a chase that lasted for about 16 minutes. At one point during the chase, the suspects drove on the wrong side of the Bloomfield Bridge. The chase finally ended when the suspects hit a retaining rock in a parking lot.
The suspects then attempted to flee the scene on foot. The driver and two of the suspects who committed the robbery were caught and arrested. The fourth man got away.MORE NEWS: Jewish Communities Around Greater Pittsburgh Come Together To Celebrate Hanukkah
Police have identified the driver as 18-year-old Marcus Allen from East McKeesport and one of the suspects as 18-year-old Quentin McMeans from the Hill District. The third man arrested has not yet been identified.