FBI investigating Overland Park bank robbery, one suspect in custody after police chase

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — An FBI spokewoman says that there was a bank robbery on Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say that  a man robbed a Bank of the West branch at about 2:45 p.m. at 12080 Blue Valley Parkway.

Overland Park police tell FOX 4 that one suspect is in custody following a pursuit that ended at 135th and Pawnee. The FBI says that the man gave a teller a demand note and left with cash, the amount wasn’t released.

After the suspected robber fled, his vehicle description was broadcast and Leawood officers spotted him driving near 119th and Brookwood. They attempted to stop him, but he continued to drive and was involved in a minor accident before officers apprehended him.

He’s only been described as a lone white male, FOX 4 will update this story with his identity and the charges against him when they are filed.

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