On Saturday at approx. 9:30 p.m. an armed robbery occurred in the area of Santa Fe Trail and Riviera Drive.

The victim was threatened with a handgun and property was taken from the victim.

A Boonville Police Officer located the vehicle and a pursuit occurred. The suspect vehicle failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway at the intersection of Main Street and Poplar Drive and it crashed and disabled the vehicle.

Suspects ran away from the scene of the accident and a few minutes later with the assistance of a K-9 unit a black male was found in the area between Morningside Drive and Weyland Road hiding in a back yard.

Investigation is ongoing and the name of the suspect(s) can’t be released at this time.

If anyone in the areas mentioned witnessed anything they are encouraged to contact the Boonville Police Department at 660-882-2727.