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October 20, 2017

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Armed man in ski mask robs northwest valley bank

Bank robbery

Two people were arrested Monday after a gun-toting man in a ski mask robbed a northwest valley bank, Metro Police said.

The man described as being in his 30s is accused of robbing a U.S. Bank branch at 5891 W. Craig Road, near Jones Boulevard, Metro Police said.

The man exited the bank around 5:30 p.m. with an undisclosed amount of money and drove off in a 1990s white Mercury Cougar with a woman passenger, police said.

The car drove normally until police were able to catch up, police said.

A chase ensued for about 5 miles before the two suspects jumped from the moving vehicle, police said.

The car continued to roll until it hit a fence on the 2100 block of Engelstad Street, police said. No injuries were reported.

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