Two arrested after armed robbery, police chase overnight in west Charlotte

Two people have been taken into custody following an armed robbery and police chase overnight in west Charlotte, police said. 

The two suspects reportedly robbed a person at gun-point and stole their vehicle early Wednesday morning, March 28 at the Queens Mini Mart at 2120 Beatties Ford Road. 

CMPD officers spotted the reported stolen vehicle and a brief police chase ensued, ending when the suspects crashed into an abandoned building. A weapon was found on scene. 

Police said the driver and passenger involved were taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Their names will be released once formal charges have been filed, police said.