COLUMBUS, In (Sept. 28th, 2014) — Two Michigan men are in custody after allegedly robbing a gas station and leading police on a high speed chase in Columbus early Sunday.
Officers were dispatched to the Speedway gas station located at 2350 W. Jonathan Moore Pike for a robbery in progress.
The suspect displayed a handgun during the robbery and allegedly struck one customer in the face with the weapon. He then left the gas station and got into a Jeep.
Two suspects led police on a chase northbound on I-65.
Officers from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department later found the Jeep abandoned behind a gas station in Taylorsville.
Jerry Lee Strawser, 22, of Detroit, and James Clarence Maddox, 26, of Detroit, were both later arrested.