Jonesboro robbery suspected pursued to West Memphis

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (WMC-TV) - A man wanted for a robbery Tuesday in Jonesboro was pursued by police to West Memphis Tuesday night before he was captured.

Officials said the man walked into Gordon's Jewelry in Jonesboro late Tuesday evening, making off with nearly $25,000 worth of jewelry.

Police pursued the man to West Memphis, where they threw spike strips in the path of car, causing him to crash.

The suspect was taken to The MED in Memphis, where he remains hospitalized.

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