2 in custody after pursuit of armed robbery suspect ends in Trotwood

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Two people are in custody after a pursuit in Dayton Monday night.

Police responded to a car taken at gunpoint earlier Monday in Dayton near North Main Street and East Fairview.

Around 9:45 p.m. Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies spotted the car and attempted to stop it.

The car did not stop for authorities prompting a pursuit, according to Sergeant Alex Magill with Dayton Police Department.

The pursuit ended after two people ran from the car after reaching a dead end in the 1400 block of Swinger Drive.

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One suspect was taken into custody shortly after, according to Montgomery County dispatch.

Police, with the help of a K9 unit, searched for the second person who was taken into custody around 10:30 p.m., according to Magill.

The second person taken into custody was not identified as a suspect in the robbery but a person in connection to the case, according to Magill.

Law enforcement from Trotwood, Dayton, and Montgomery County all responded to the pursuit, according to the sheriff’s office.

We are working to learn what charges the suspect faces.

We will update this story as we learn more.