Armed robbery suspect from Cleveland arrested by Aurora police; second suspect still at large

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AURORA, Ohio -- A 19-year-old man is behind bars after trying to escape from police during a traffic stop in Aurora on Thursday.

According to Police Chief Brian Byard, officers attempted to pull the vehicle over near State Route 43 and Chatham Drive.

The driver then tried to speed away and lost control, crashing into a tree. Both occupants then tried to make a run for it.

The vehicle was reported as stolen at gunpoint on the east side of Cleveland on July 1.

Police were able to catch 19-year-old Quandin Shunquan-Jones. The second suspect is still at large.

Both men are believed to be connected to other armed robberies in the area.

Multiple police departments assisted with the search, including the US Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force.

 

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