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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Police are investigating a dirt bike crash that happened on Monday in D.C.

Officials say an eight-year veteran of the Prince George's County Police department had been pursuing the dirt bike in Prince George's County before it crashed in the District.

According to officials the officer noticed the dirt bike operating illegally in the 1900 block of Brooks Drive in District Heights. Officials say the officer pursued the dirt bike while trying to verify if the dirt bike was connected to a recent armed robbery at a local business.

Officials say the Prince George's County Special Investigation Response Team is investigating the incident, and that the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the crash.

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