This afternoon robbers hit several businesses in Tacoma which was followed by a police chase. The suspects were apprehended in several locations at and around the South 12th & Proctor area. One police car was known to be damaged and it is unknown if more that one officers was injured. Police were canvassing the parking lots and area for brass casings and attempting to move the crowd away from the scene in an effort to preserve the evidence. Several agencies were involved including Tacoma Police, Ruston Police and Washington State Patrol. At least two suspects were apprehended. This is all that is known at this time.