Alert passer-by provided getaway car's description




GREENFIELD — Police have identified the three suspected armed robbers who led them on a 100 mph chase that ended with a crash in Hancock County Tuesday afternoon.

Police have arrested Amperes Thomas, 20; Joshua Elliott, 23; and Angelo Jenkins, 29, all of Indianapolis. The three face charges of robbery and resisting law enforcement.

Wednesday, additional details about the heist that prompted the chase on Interstate 70 were released by law enforcement.

According to police reports, it was an alert passer-by with a camera phone who made all the difference in helping police catch up to the suspects, who are accused of robbing two Indianapolis stores at gunpoint.

Police were called just after 2 p.m. to the GameStop in the 10000 block of East Washington Street with a report of a robbery.

The store manager told police two men wearing gloves and masks had just come into the store, pointed a gun at him and demanded all the money in the drawer.

The men left with the cash as well as five Xbox gaming systems, but not before the passer-by took a photo of the getaway car.

The man told police he watched the men walk into the GameStop store with masks on, so he took a photo of the vehicle they exited, according to police reports.

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