A Midvale man has been arrested following an armed robbery of a Murray fast food restaurant, the theft of a car and a high-speed chase that resulted in a crash.
A car was stolen from the Grecian Gardens Restaurant, 48th South and State, about 5 p.m.About seven minutes later, a Kentucky Fried Chicken store at 52nd South and State was robbed.
Police said a car matching the description was pursued west on I-215. The car rammed another vehicle twice, forcing that car into the barrow pit. Police continued pursuit to the Jordan River area where the car crashed into a fence.
A man was booked into the Salt Lake County jail for investigation of armed robbery, vehicle theft, and aggravated assault.