(Updated 11:37 a.m., Aug. 24)—An armed robbery at a fast food restaurant resulted in a police chase along York Road and through downtown Towson on Tuesday afternoon.
At 3:22 p.m., four men robbed approximately $500 from the Burger King in the 900 block of York Road, according to police spokeswoman Detective Cathy Batton. The men were spotted by police, who chased the red Toyota Corolla in which the men were traveling southbound on York Road.
Upon encountering traffic at Towsontown Boulevard, the men stopped and fled from the car..
Three of the men were arrested nearby at 3:50 p.m., while a fourth climbed the Dunkin' Donuts in the 100 block of York Road. A county police helicopter spotted the man and he was arrested.
The identities of the four men were not immediately available.
Police blocked the entrance outside the Dunkin' Donuts, American Legion and Papa John's Pizza for at least half of an hour for the investigation. The southbound lane of York Road and eastbound lane of Towsontown Boulevard on that block were also closed.
Eyewitnesses told Patch they saw police cars speeding through Towson, and officers running to the scene with guns pulled.
The robbery was the only major incident reported in Towson in the aftermath of the