Father and baby critically injured in high-speed police chase


Big Lake Police were involved in high-speed chase with an armed robbery suspect when the suspect's car broadsided another vehicle, critically injuring a father and his young son.

WCCO-TV reports that 28-year-old Travis Kolles and his one-year-old son Layton were airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

According to Minnesota State Patrol, the chase began after a robbery at Tootsies Tavern in Big Lake. The suspect fled the tavern with police in pursuit. The chase had moved five miles into Monticello when the suspect's car struck the Kolles vehicle.

The suspect was injured, but his injuries were not life-threatening.

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