(KMOV) – Two women were in custody and another is at large following a lengthy police chase from Lake St. Louis into Maryland Heights Tuesday night.
The pursuit began after the three suspects allegedly robbed the Lake St. Louis Sports Authority store around 8:30 p.m.
The pursuing officer spotted the suspects and blocked their vehicle near a cul-de-sac.
Police say the suspects then rammed the vehicle into the officer’s police cruiser before fleeing.
The suspects entered Interstate 64 and the pursuit continued onto eastbound Interstate 270. It then made its way onto northbound I-270 before continuing onto Page Avenue.
The suspects’ fled the vehicle on foot at Lackland and Page Avenue. Officers chased after them and apprehended two women moments later.
A third female suspect was able to evade police and remains on the loose.. St. Louis County Police were assisting Lake St. Louis authorities in the search.
The officer involved in the accident was not injured.