Robbers crash near Washington Road interchange of I-20

Traffic was backed up tonight near Washington Road and Interstate 20 after a robbery suspect crashed his car and took off on foot.

Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Scott Gay said police were following the car about 6 p.m. after a reported robbery at Huntington Apartments in the 2900 block of Perimeter Parkway.

Another car was involved in the wreck, Lt. Gay said. The pursuit had not yet turned into a chase when the accident occurred, he said.

Authorities are looking for two suspects, whom Lt. Gay described as Hispanic males. No further description was available.

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