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Davenport robbery suspect apprehended after crashing during police chase

After crashing his car while being chased by Davenport police the suspect was apprehended when he tried to flee on foot.
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Davenport officers apprehended a robbery suspect early Thursday morning after he crashed his car during a police chase.

According to the Davenport Police Department, at about 1:13 a.m. on Thursday, August 5, officers responded to the area of the Kimberly Road Walmart location after a robbery was reported.

Officers located the suspect driving away and began a traffic stop. The suspect initially complied with the stop, but quickly sped away, resulting in a chase being launched.

The pursuit ended in the area of 49th and Fairmount Streets when the suspect crashed the car. After a brief foot chase, officers apprehended the suspect and took him into custody.

DPD identified the suspect as 25-year-old Hunter Jones from Davenport, who is now charged with 1st Degree Robbery.

The investigation is ongoing.