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POLICE: Pursuit of bank robbery suspect ends in crash on I-71 near Zorn Avenue

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A police pursuit ended in a crash along I-71 near Zorn Avenue Monday afternoon as Louisville Metro Police chased a robbery suspect.

According to LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell, 12:15 p.m. Monday, officers with the 8th Division responded to a robbery at the U.S. Bank in the 300 block of Whittington Parkway.

Investigators say a white male entered the bank with a knife and demanded money. Police say the suspect then fled the bank with an undetermined amount of money.

Officials say a short time later, police located the getaway vehicle, a red Ford Explorer, on I-264 near I-71. Police say the suspect's vehicle then headed east on I-264, and crashed near Zorn Avenue.

Authorities say the suspect was taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The LMPD Robbery Unit is handling the investigation.

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