3 arrested following robbery at Springleaf Financial Services - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

3 arrested following armed robbery, police pursuit

Posted: Updated:
FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) -

Three suspects have been arrested following an armed robbery in Florence and leading police on chase on I-75.

Officers responded to Springleaf Financial Services, located in the 7800 block of Connector Drive, after receiving reports of an armed robbery. The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Police say that two suspect wearing dark colored hooded sweatshirts entered the business armed with handguns. The suspects demanded money from an employee and fled the scene on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

Authorities say a witness observed the suspects get into a blue colored Monte Carlo with an Ohio license plate of FWS-6867.

After attempting to locate the vehicle, Kentucky State Police say they found the vehicle traveling on southbound I-75. Police gave pursuit.

Officers say that the pursuit ended on northbound I-75 at the 156 mile marker.

Three males were taken into custody.

Police charged the individuals with crimes resulting from the pursuit. Upon follow up investigation, Florence Police detectives say they are obtaining arrest warrants for Robbery.

Authorities arrested 24-year-old Paris Mason, 25-year-old Jeffrey Mason and 26-year-old Steve Turley.

The suspects are currently being held in the Grant County Detention Center. 

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:48:25 GMT
    James SiebenthalJames Siebenthal
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.More >>
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.More >>
  • 7-year-old girl writes book after mother's death

    7-year-old girl writes book after mother's death

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:31:56 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Most 7-year-old girls are playing dress up and reading books, but one Mid-South girl is the exception—not just reading but writing books. Shiloh Sanders talked about the inspiration behind herMore >>
    Most 7-year-old girls are playing dress up and reading books, but one Mid-South girl is the exception—not just reading but writing books.More >>
  • Teen killed in crash after prom

    Teen killed in crash after prom

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:47:48 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - A young man's life was taken too soon. It was supposed to be a high school memory of a lifetime for Andrew Archer, but prom night turned into a tragic night for his family and friends. His promMore >>
    It was supposed to be a high school memory of a lifetime for Andrew Archer, but prom night turned into a tragic night for his family and friends.More >>
Powered by WorldNow