Wilkes-Barre bank robbery leads to police chase

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One person is in custody

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— One person is in custody after a high-speed police pursuit through Wilkes-Barre and neighboring communities.

According Wilkes-Barre Police, it all started with an armed robbery at M & T Bank at Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre that led to a pursuit.

Police were able to quickly take the suspect into custody on West Hartford Street in Ashley. Police say they recovered a gun and what was stolen and they are still investigating.

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