One arrested after armed robbery leads to police chase

One man arrested another on the run after chase in Yuma

YUMA, Ariz. - One man has been arrested and another is still on the run following an armed robbery at a local UPS facility Thursday night. 


YPD said at approximately 8:25 p.m. officers responded to a report of a theft at the UPS facility, located at 2851 S 2 ½E.


Through the initial investigation, officers learned two men attempted to steal packages from the facility.  Officers said during the incident a handgun was pointed at employees and the suspects left with several packages.    


The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle, described as a dark passenger car.  Witnesses were able to obtain a license plate from the suspect vehicle. 


Approximately 30 minutes later officers observed the vehicle in the area of Araby Road and 24th Street. A traffic stop was initiated at which time the vehicle fled.  A pursuit ensued during which stop sticks were deployed in an attempt to disable the fleeing vehicle. The vehicle stopped on the 16th Street exit ramp from I-8 where officers performed a high-risk vehicle stop. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle were taken into custody.  He is identified as 23-year-old Adrian Guzman, from Yuma.


The second suspect, in this case, is still on the run. He is described as a Hispanic man in his 30’s approximately 5’-6” and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey or black shirt.


There was no reported injuries reference to this case. 


The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call the Yuma Police Department at 928-373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.


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