One person arrested after high speed chase in Donley and Hall counties


Late Wednesday evening, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an armed robbery at the Allsups Convenience Store located at 1014 North Boykin Drive (US Hwy 287) in Memphis, Texas.

A Memphis police officer was dispatched to the scene and determined a male subject had committed an aggravated robbery using a knife before fleeing in a vehicle North bound towards Clarendon.

Donley County law enforcement was notified and located the suspect vehicle in Leila Lake where a pursuit was initiated. The suspect vehicle fled Donley County Sheriff’s deputies and Texas DPS troopers southbound back towards the City of Memphis.

Hall County deputies joined the pursuit in Hedley. The suspect continued to flee from pursuing officers recklessly into the City of Memphis including through residential neighborhoods before crashing into a fence in the 1200 block of West Robertson Street.

The 43 year old suspect was taken into custody after the crash. Further investigation revealed the vehicle used in the commission of the robbery and pursuit was reported stolen out of the City of Amarillo.

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