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Police: Bank robbery suspect crashes car in chase that began in Muncie


MUNCIE, Indiana — A suspect in a bank robbery has been arrested after leading police on a chase that began in Muncie and ended with a crash.

The Star Press ( ) reports the 43-year-old man was suspected in an armed robbery Thursday afternoon at Our Community Bank in Cloverdale, which is about 100 miles southwest of Muncie.

Police say they got a tip the man was staying in a Muncie hotel. According to authorities, the suspect led an Indiana State Police trooper on a chase from northwest Muncie into rural Delaware County. They say his car crashed into an embankment and he was arrested.

The newspaper says formal charges have not yet been filed.

Information from: The Star Press,

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