Arlington Bank Robbery Suspect Shot In Police Pursuit

Police in the Boston suburb of Arlington say a bank robbery suspect has been shot and wounded by officers pursuing him and a second suspect.

The injured man is hospitalized. Police said his injuries weren't believed to be life-threatening. The second man was arrested.

Police said the men allegedly robbed Leader Bank on Massachusetts Avenue Friday afternoon then drove away. Officers caught up with them a short distance away on Brooks Avenue.

Police Chief Frederick Ryan tells The Boston Globe the suspects were armed.

An officer, who wasn't shot, was taken to the hospital as a precaution.


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