Two of 3 suspects arrested after bank robbery, police chase

Two of 3 suspects arrested after bank robbery, police chase

Two of 3 suspects arrested after bank robbery, police chase

Bank robbery suspects shot at police officers during a high-speed chase on Highway 401 in Bowmanville Monday afternoon. Officers managed to stop the suspect vehicle by boxing it in, but multiple police cruisers were then struck as the suspect vehicle fled the area.

"That's when one officer discharged his firearm", Tudos said.

Police followed the suspects as they fled in a vehicle along the Highway 401 West, OPP told 680 NEWS. A pursuit took place on the westbound lanes of Highway 401 and that's when the shots were fired, the spokesperson said. 2 from Salem and Audley roads for police investigation.

"We're now still seeking a third suspect and we have set up another perimeter and we're going to be searching the area once again in efforts to try to locate a third suspect", Tudos said.

The search continued early Tuesday for the third suspect, described as a thin, black male about six feet tall.

Police are actively searching for the robbers.

"Our helicopter is on station there assisting with the ground search and that will continue", he said. 5355 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).