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Steak and Shake robbery suspect apprehended

Steak and Shake robbery suspect apprehended

Brandon, Fla.(970 WFLA)- Shortly before 7 am, a suspect wearing a black sweatshirt with a hoodie, walked into the steak and shake restaurant at 1402 brandon blvd and robbed the cashier at gun point. the suspect then fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Several minutes later, a deputy searching the area spotted the suspect getting into a vehicle. the deputy attempted a traffic stop, but the suspect drove off without stopping. a pursuit ensued that lasted approximately 10 minutes through brandon area roadways.

During the pursuit, the suspect would point a handgun threatening the deputies. the pursuit ended when the suspect's vehicle slid off the roadway and flipped upside down on sr.60 approx 1/2 mile west of us 301 in tampa.


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