Three apprehended following high-speed chase

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GREENFIELD — A high-speed chase on Interstate 70 Tuesday afternoon exceeded speeds of 100 miles per hour before the suspects lost control of their sport-utility vehicle and crashed near the Greenfield exit.

Police at the scene said the three people now in custody, who have not yet been identified, are suspects in two armed robberies in Indianapolis.

A witness to one of those robberies reported seeing a silver SUV leaving the GameStop store that had just been robbed in the 1000 block of East Washington St. around 2 p.m.

Within minutes, a Cumberland police officer spotted an SUV fitting the description heading east on I-70.

Police attempted to stop the SUV near the Post Road exit around 2:15 p.m. The SUV slowed long enough for one suspect to bail out of the car, then sped away.

Two officers stopped and chased the suspect who jumped out of the vehicle. One Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer reportedly fired his weapon at but did not strike the suspect, IMPD public information officer Chris Wilburn said.

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