Bank Robber Police Chase Passes Through 210 Freeway Towns

A bank robbery in Santa Clarita led to a freeway police pursuit on the 210 Freeway through Montrose, La Canada Flintridge, and the Pasadena area, with the suspects then moving to the 110 Freeway through South Pasadena.

Four suspects robbed a Bank of America branch in the Santa Clarita area today then led sheriff's deputies on a chase to downtown
Los Angeles, with three suspects jumping out of the vehicle during two separate stops in the Sylmar area.

The televised chase was the third in the Southland in three days, and
was ended in the South Los Angeles area shorlty after 11:20 a.m.

The chase went from the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway through Montrose, La Canada Flintridge and other foothill towns,eventually
leading onto the southbound Pasadena (110) Freeway and onto Third Street and AlvaradoStreet shortly before 11 a.m.

During the chase, the driver of the dark SUV pulled over twice in the
Sylmar area, with two suspects jumping out o the vehicle during the first stop and a third jumping out during the next stop.

As the driver continued leading the chase in South Los Angeles, another suspect in the bank seat began throwing money out of the SUV's windows.

The chase ended shortly after 11:20 a.m. but video of the arrest is still on and can be viewed live on the ABC7.com website as of 11:25 a.m.

Donna Evans September 12, 2012 at 06:53 PM
NBC 4 interviewed a neighbor who thanked the [alleged] robbers for the money. She said she was rooting for the cops and the robbers.


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