Bank Robbery Leads to Chase and Crash
FOX 47 News
STOCKBRIDGE- A bank robbery looks to have lead to a chase and a crash north of Stockbridge Friday morning. Several police vehicles are at the intersection of M-52 and Columbia Road in White Oak Township Friday afternoon.
A witness tells FOX 47 News that police were chasing a red SUV north on M-52, when the SUV drove through a home's yard and was stopped. The witness says a man carrying a backpack ran out of the SUV and dove into a nearby pond. A police officer located that man, held him at gunpoint. The witness was asked to fish-out the backpack from the pond. The witness says the bag contained cash.
A woman in the SUV was also detained by police. A second car was also stopped in the area by authorities. It is unknown what its connection to the incident is.
This happened just minutes after the Farmers State Bank in Stockbridge was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 11:40am. FOX 47 News has a crew covering the story. Tune-in tonight for the latest.