PD: Armed robbery suspect arrested after fleeing from police

Posted at 12:22 PM, Jan 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-27 15:39:57-05

PHOENIX — Police say they apprehended person they say was armed and fleeing from officers in Tempe and Phoenix.

According to Tempe PD, they were investigating a robbery in their city when a suspect fled from police and ran through homes and yards to avoid capture.

Phoenix police assisted Tempe officers by searching the neighborhood around 42nd Street and Southern Avenue.

The suspect was apprehended by Phoenix police, and turned over to Tempe police.

This is a developing investigation. We will provide further details when they become available.