All suspects in custody following Ohatchee jewelry store burglaries
OHATCHEE, Ala. (WBRC) - All three suspects in a series of jewelry store robberies in Ohatchee are now in custody. The first was captured Monday evening. Two others were taken into custody early Tuesday morning. One around 3 a.m. in St. Clair Co and the third was apprehended shortly after in a different location.
Multiple agencies were searching for the three armed suspects in the Greensport Rd. area of North Ohatchee Monday morning around 11 a.m.
According to police, three men had burglarized jewelry stores in the Southside area and were believed to be armed. Police pursued the suspects and they fled on foot into the woods.
Ohatchee High School and Ohatchee Elementary School were both placed on Secure Perimeter during the manhunt. The school was not in the search area.
People were asked to avoid the South Southside/North Ohatchee area, keep doors locked, and make sure vehicles are secured.
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