LAUREL, Md. (WJZ) — Laurel Police arrested a man suspected in an armed robbery and carjacking Friday.
Laurel police learned of an armed robbery in progress at the AT&T Store in the 14700 block of Baltimore Avenue around 10:32 a.m. When officers arrived, they learned the suspect was still inside.READ MORE: Two Days After Mandate Went Into Effect, The Vaccination Status Of Thousands Of City Employees Remains Unknown
When the suspect saw police, he ran out the back door.
Officers chased the man to the area of Cherry Lane and Baltimore Avenue, where the man allegedly carjacked someone at gunpoint and tried to flee but caused a car crash at the intersection.READ MORE: Jonathan & Diana Toebbe Plead Not Guilty To Espionage Charges
Officers arrested the man and then took him to the hospital for treatment of the injuries he sustained in the accident, police said. He later was released. The driver and passenger in the second car were taken to a hospital, where they were treated and released, police said.
The driver of the third vehicle was treated and released from the scene.MORE NEWS: State Agencies Say Labor Shortages Are Impacting Processing Times For Unemployment Claims
Police did not specify the charges against the man or identify him, but said the investigation is continuing and ask anyone with information to call 301-498-0092 or email anonymous tips to LPDtips@laurel.md.us.