RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo (KMOV.com) – Police are searching for three men who burglarized a home in Richmond Heights.
Authorities said they the suspects were burglarizing a home in 1100 block of Edward Terrace around 7:30 a.m. Thursday when an officer pulled up to the house. According to police, the officer spotted a man walking out of the house carrying a safe. Police said that man fled on foot.
The officer said the other two suspects fled, one escaped on foot, while the other got inside a white Subaru station wagon and drove away. According to police, another officer spotted the Subaru on a nearby street before the Subaru slowly reversed and stopped. Police said the officer thought the suspect was surrendering, so he got out of the patrol car. However, authorities said the suspect then drove towards the officer, missed him, but hit the driver’s side of the police car.
The suspect then led police on a chase, but officers stopped chasing him because they deemed traffic conditions to be too dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call Richmond Heights Police at (314)655-3631.