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WOOD RIVER, Ill. - Two men were taken into custody Wednesday afternoon following a police pursuit that began in Moline Acres, Missouri and ended in Wood River, Illinois.

Moline Acres police were notified of a business robbery in the 2400 block of Chambers Road around 4 p.m.  St. Louis County police were notified and spotted the suspect vehicle -- a black Dodge Charger.

Authorities deployed spike strips to disable the vehicle shortly after the suspects crossed the Mississippi River into Illinois. The suspects abandoned the disabled vehicle near Enviro Way and Dubois Trail in Wood River, Illinois and were eventually apprehended.

Police found a firearm and stolen items taken in the robbery in the vehicle.

An investigation is ongoing.

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