KSLA News 12 is tracking a developing story, as police were involved in a high speed chase that made its way onto the southbound lanes of Interstate 49 in south Shreveport.

Police now say they were able to apprehend the suspect after he crossed the median from the southbound lanes of Interstate I-49 onto the northbound lanes, that's when the suspect lost control of his vehicle and went into a bayou.

Police say, it all began as a robbery at the Family Dollar store on West 70th Street in Shreveport. Police say the robber grabbed cash from the register and fled the scene.

Police say they spotted the robber driving a black Dodge Stratus. Witnessed say at least 30 police cars are participating in the pursuit.

Stay with KSLA News 12 to bring you the latest updates on this developing story.