NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - Natchitoches Police arrested two men Tuesday after an attempted robbery that led to a car chase down I-49.
Police responded to the Hallmark store at the Dixie Plaza Shopping Center about an unknown man in the office rummaging through the filing cabinets. Police arrived and detained 54-year-old Joe Roy Watson of Alexandria.
Police then learned that Watson had an accomplice waiting in a car in the parking lot. Police say when they approached the car, the driver sped off.
The chase went from the parking lot to LA Hwy. 6, then onto I-49. The driver, Nathaniel Curry III of Alexandria, eventually stopped near the Waterwell Road exit and was arrested.
Police later learned the car was stolen from a dealership in Alexandria.