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Two men in custody following pharmacy robbery, police chase

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Cameron Potter and Daniel Castaneda are facing charges connected to a robbery at a CVS on State Boulevard on Jan. 7, 2020.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - Two men are in custody after police say one of them robbed a drug store on the city's northeast side Tuesday night.

According to a police report, a man walked into the CVS Pharmacy on State Boulevard and demanded cash from the register around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday.

It wasn't clear if the man displayed a weapon.

Then, police said the suspect got away with a driver waiting outside.

Not long after, police spotted the suspect vehicle and a pursuit began.

The chase ended on North River Road when their vehicle crashed into a fence and into a pasture.

The passenger ran away from the scene but was later located and arrested in the morning.

Cameron Potter, 40, is facing several charges and infractions related to the case, including resisting law enforcement, driving while suspended and speeding.

Daniel Castaneda, 48, is charged with strong-armed robbery and resisting arrest charges in connection to the case.

Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She serves as the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @KaylerJayne.

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