December 08, 2018 06:38 PM
Rochester Police responded to a reported robbery in progress at the M&T Bank on East Avenue at around 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Police say that the suspect grabbed the cash and took off in a Blue Nissan Murano SUV.
The suspect encountered police on Melville Street and attempted to hit them. One police officer fired a round, hitting the car.
The suspect managed to escape by driving his vehicle across front lawns of homes, finally crashing into a vehicle parked on Laurelton Road. Police then pursued the suspect by foot.
The suspect was located and apprehended in the backyard of a home on Westchester Avenue.
“Right now we have major crimes investigating as well as other officers on the scene," said Rochester Police Deputy Chief LaRon Singletary in a press conference on Saturday afternoon.
Updated: December 08, 2018 06:38 PM
Created: December 08, 2018 04:35 PM
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