PHILIPSBURG:--- The police dispatch was notified about an armed robbery that took place in a supermarket located on Arch road.
The supermarket was robbed of cash from the cash register with the use of a firearm. After the robbery, both suspects made their escape in an awaiting vehicle.
The police tried the intercept the getaway vehicle which lead to a short pursuit that ended in the Belvedere area. During this pursuit, a male suspect was apprehended.
The other two suspects avoided being captured by fleeing through the bushes toward the French border.
A search for the fleeing suspects in the immediate area was conducted, and a weapon was discovered and confiscated. No additional arrest was made.
The French authorities were also notified.
This investigation will be conducted by the special robbery unit.
KPSM Press Release.