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Portland Cops Chase, Capture Bank Robbery Suspect

VANCOUVER, Wash. – A police chase ended at gunpoint on a North
Portland street after a man allegedly robbed a Hazel Dell bank,
carjacked a vehicle and sped through neighborhoods Wednesday.
The bank robbery occurred at the Riverview Savings Bank, at 1220 NE 88th Street just before 3 p.m.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and ran into the bank parking lot.

Then, a dye pack exploded and the suspect dropped the money bag and fled in a black Toyota Sequoia.

Responding officers spotted the SUV and chased the suspect through Hazel Dell, then lost him.

A short time later, police said he carjacked a black Ford Focus in
Vancouver. Officers spotted that car southbound on I-5 and followed it.
They chased him for a time and then backed off as he raced through
neighborhoods in the St. John's area.
Officers eventually tracked him to a North Portland neighborhood and

Added: Jun-21-2012 Occurred On: Jun-21-2012
By: glorydays31
Regional News
Tags: Police, chase, carjacking, robbery, suspect, captured, portland
Location: Portland, Oregon, United States (load item map)
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