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Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested After Chase

Police in Mesquite said five armed robbery suspects led officers on a chase into Dallas early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to an aggravated robbery at a 7-Eleven store in the 3700 block of Interstate 30 at 1:25 a.m.

The caller told police that three men entered the store with handguns and demanded cigarettes, cigars and money from the cash register.  The men sped away in a stolen white Honda SUV, according to a police statement.

A Mesquite officer spotted the SUV heading west on I-30. After a chase into Dallas, five suspects bailed out of the SUV and ran away on foot near Gurley Avenue and South Fitzhugh Avenue.

Officers on the scene told NBC DFW some of the suspects were found hiding in a resident's storage shed.

Mesquite police said that all five men were caught. Police identified two of the men as Marlon Perkins and D'andre Bryant. The other three were juveniles.

Police said that both Perkins and Bryant confessed to the robbery. Perkins, who was the driver was charged with aggravated robbery, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and evading arrest. Bryant was charged with aggravated robbery and evading arrest.

There were no reports of injuries. The investigation remains ongoing.

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