AURORA, Ohio – Aurora police arrested one of two men suspected of having stolen an off-road SUV in Cleveland after a chase with the police had resulted in a crash. Police and US Marshals searched a wooded area for several hours, but failed to find the second suspect, police said in Aurora. A 2011 Ford Edge was stolen on July 1 in Cleveland by two men at gunpoint.
Police in Aurora claimed to have discovered the SUV around 1:40 pm Thursday on Ohio 43 and Chatham Drive.
The driver raced off in front of the police and turned onto Chelmsford Drive, a dead end, the police said. The driver hit the tree in a SUV and both men loudly ran into nearby woods.
Policemen from Aurora, Bainbridge, Streetsboro, Reminderville and Mantua surrounded the area. Officials found and arrested the 1
The police searched for the second man by helicopter, but did not find him.
Cleveland police have not released any information about the armed robbery.
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