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UPDATE: Police Continue to Investigate Stolen Car, Attempted Robbery 

Catherine Pegram

Police are trying to determine whether two men arrested after a high-speed chase in Franklin could be connected to an attempted armed robbery in Ellsworth.Their car, which they’re accused of stealing, crashed yesterday afternoon and Ellsworth police say it has the same license plate as the car reportedly involved in a crime against a local business owner last month.29-year-old Hyunkook Korsiak of Harpswell is charged with possession of stolen property, vehicle theft and eluding an officer, among other counts. He’s in the Hancock County jail on 25-hundred dollars bail. His passenger, 24-year-old Joseph Miller of Whitneyville is charged with receiving stolen property and is out of jail on 25-hundred dollars unsecured bail. Police say they pursued a silver Saab the two men were in until it crashed in Franklin.Miller was arrested. But police say Korsiak took off, stole another car and was later arrested in Ellsworth.Since December 30th, Ellsworth police have been searching for two suspects they say tried to rob a local business owner with a gun. The owner of the consignment shop, Needful Things, says they drove off in a silver Saab.Tardiff got the license plate number and police later identified the vehicle as stolen from a car dealer in Westbrook.