BROOKLYN • Police here are in an apparent standoff with an armed suspect St. Louis police pursued Wednesday night after an alleged armed burglary and kidnapping. Emergency radios in the Metro East indicated about 8 p.m. that police were southbound on Illinois Route 3 in Madison pursuing a black passenger car driven by a suspect in an armed burglary and kidnapping. The pursuit came to a stop near Jefferson Street and Route 3 in Brooklyn. St. Louis Police confirmed the pursuit began in St. Louis, but more details were not immediately available. Officers with St. Louis Police, Illinois State Police and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and other surrounding agencies were on scene as of 9:47 p.m. The suspect apparently had stopped the car on Route 3 but remained inside. Police surrounded the car and were diverting traffic from the intersection. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.