A bank robbery and high speed chase happened around lunch today in Mobile. Within a half hour, the suspect was in custody. Police say the suspect robbed the Iberia Bank, at Dauphin Street and I-65. He showed a teller a gun and demanded cash. He then took off toward West Mobile.
Police caught up with him off of Schillinger Road. They got into a short chase. The suspect stopped, then backed up and crashed into a police cruiser. He then took off on foot. Officers caught him in the woods. He tried to slit his throat, and was bloody when loaded onto a gurney.
Police have not released his name, but his car had a Montana Plate.