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The three men arrested Thursday after leading police on a high-speed chase are expected to be transferred into federal custody today. One of the men is on the FBI's "most wanted" list. NBC10's Monique Braxton has the story.no description
The FBI and Philadelphia Police have arrested three men after a high speed chase through the streets of Kensington.
One of the men arrested was a suspect on the FBI's "Most Wanted" list.
The chase began shortly after 4:00 p.m. at Trenton and Lehigh Avenues and ended on the 2600 block of Hagert Street.
One witness tells NBC10's George Spencer he's never seen anything like this before. "There were so many guns out here, it was amazing. I've never seen, in all my years in Philadelphia, I've never seen that many cop cars and FBI and police ever," said Francis O'Brien, of Kensington.
The FBI says they were working with police to track down the "Most Wanted" man.
When agents arrived on scene, authorities say that suspect took off in a car with two other men. A gun was tossed out the window of the moving car along the 2500 block of Sepviva Street.
During the pursuit, two FBI vehicles were hit by the suspects' car.
The FBI says the chase ended with the arrest of the wanted men, and the two other men who were inside the getaway car.
Authorities confiscated the gun that was thrown out of the car, and a second gun they found inside.
No one was hurt during the pursuit.
The men haven't been identified. All three are facing local and federal charges.
The men are expected to be transported to federal custody sometime today.