Cole County Arrests Two Burglary Suspects, One At Large
COLE COUNTY - Armed robbers forced their way into an occupied apartment at 5209 Collier Ct. Apt. B Monday night.
The suspects confronted two of the four residents and forced them to lie on the floor during the robbery.
One suspect was armed with a hand gun and another with a hammer. It is unclear at this time whether the third suspect had a weapon.
The suspects left the apartment taking cash and several electronic devices.
The victims were able to give law enforcement a description and direction of the suspect vehicle. Law enforcement was able to locate the suspects and upon trying to initiate a traffic stop, the vehicle failed to yield and a short pursuit was initiated. The suspects crashed their vehicle into a rock bluff on State Route C and Hemstreet and fled on foot.
With the help of the Jefferson City Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, The Cole County Sheriff's Department was able to capture two of the suspects.
The two suspects were transported to the Cole County Jail and are awaiting formal charged of robbery in the first degree, armed criminal action, assault in the second degree and resisting arrest by fleeing.
There is still one suspect at large and his identification is unknown at this time. We will continue to bring you updates on this story as it develops.