High speed chase ensues after attempted robbery in Lincolnton

- One person is in custody after attempting to rob a woman and leading officers on a chase, officials say.

According to Lincolnton Police, the suspect attempted to rob the woman at the library in downtown Lincolnton. The woman screamed and the suspect took off, which led to a high speed chase with police. The pursuit started on Main Street in Lincolnton and ended in Gaston on US 321 near Exit 13.

The woman suffered minor injures, police said. The suspect was taken into custody.

The names of the suspect and victim have not been released at this time. It's unclear what charges may be filed.

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