2 people arrested after they rob a pharmacy in Merced and lead police on chase

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- Two people are in police custody after robbing a Rite Aid Pharmacy in Merced. It happened on Main Street near T Street Thursday night.

Police received reports that two suspects had taken prescription drugs during the robbery and fled the scene in a silver car. Officers spotted the suspects on northbound Highway 99. They led police on a pursuit before crashing their car into a light pole in Ripon.

No one was hurt.

Both suspects, who are from Sacramento, were arrested. Officers found a large amount of prescription drugs in the car.
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