2 robbery suspects lead police on chase through Delaware County

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Multi-state police chase ends at airport. Jim Gardner reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on June 22, 2017. (WPVI)

Two suspected robbers are in police custody after leading authorities on a chase through Delaware County.

Police say the suspects were wanted for robbing T-Mobile store at 184 Penn Mart Court in New Castle, Delaware.

According to police, they entered the store, implied they had a weapon, then made off with cell phones and iPads.

The suspects were on I-495 when they began to be chased by police.

The chase primarily traveled along northbound I-95 through Marcus Hook, Chester, Prospect Park, Essington, Ridley Park and into Tinicum.

The chase came to an end around 8:20 p.m. Thursday in the economy lot at Philadelphia International Airport.

Police say the suspects' black Mercedes sustained a flat tire as they exited I-95 at exit 291.

The flat tire forced them to flee on foot.

One of the two men was apprehended in the economy lot; the other was taken into custody nearby.

Officers from several municipalities aided in the apprehension.

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