Police break off chase after armed robbery
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 11:09 AM
Greenwood police are investigating an armed robbery that led to a high-speed car chase through town.
The incident occurred about 4 a.m. Monday. According to a city police report, the victim told officers she met a Greenville man through an online chat service. The victim, who said she was with her son at the time, told officers the suspect was visiting her at her at the Phoenix Place apartments when he pulled a gun on her and demanded her purse and jacket.Police located the Dodge Magnum the suspect was driving fleeing the complex on Main Street, heading north. Units pursued the vehicle at speeds upward of 100 miles per hour down U.S. Route 25 before breaking off the chase. The victim said the man made off with $927, a cellphone, her social security card and various bills.