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Police Take Down Bank Robbery Suspect



    Two bank robbery suspects were arrested after allegedly robbing a TD Bank in Haverford on Monday. One of the suspects led police on a chase that ended on 31st and Spring Garden Street after a police officer tackled the suspect to the ground. NBC10's George Spencer reports. (Published Monday, Aug. 12, 2013)

    A man is in police custody after they chased and tackled him following a bank robbery Monday afternoon in Montgomery County.

    Police say the man and another suspect entered the TD Bank on Lancaster Avenue in Haverford Township around 2 p.m. One of the men allegedly took out a gun and the suspects stole an unknown amount of money before fleeing the scene in a Grey vehicle.

    Lower Merion Police Officers pursued the suspects and Philadelphia Police joined the pursuit after the suspects crossed into Philly.

    The car chase ended after the suspects got off the Spring Garden exit of I-76 east and crashed into an Acura before jumping out of the vehicle and taking off on foot.

    Raw Video: Police Tackle Bank Robbery Suspect

    [PHI] Raw Video: Police Tackle Bank Robbery Suspect
    NBC10's Skyforce10 was at the scene when police tackled a bank robbery suspect on 31st and Spring Garden Street
    (Published Monday, Aug. 12, 2013)

    SkyForce10 was over the scene at 31st and Spring Garden Street as one of the suspects climbed a fence in an attempt to get away. He wasn't fast enough however and police were able to take the man down by tackling him. Police also captured and arrested the second suspect.

    A female passenger in the Acura that was struck was injured. She was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where she is being treated for her injuries.

    Police are currently investigating whether a third person was involved in the initial bank robbery.

    Check back with NBC10.com for updates.


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