Bank robbery suspect jumps in river | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Bank robbery suspect jumps in river

Posted By on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 1:22 PM

News as it happens from KATV's Angela Rachels on Twitter:

US Bank Robbery. Man jumps in AR River.

Man = suspect

Crews starting to launch @ Boat Ramp. Suspect just pulled out of AR River. Unknown if he is alive.

Photog on scene says suspect appears dead.

UPDATE: The robbery was of a branch near Park Plaza. A police chase ensued. The suspect stopped his car on Main Street bridge and jumped. His body floated downstream before it was recovered. Channel 4 indicates a roadblock prompted the suspect to stop his vehicle near the North Little Rock side of the bridge.

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