Bank Robbery Suspect In Indian Trail Captured After Pursuit

INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. — The suspect involved in the robbery at a SunTrust Bank in Indian Trail is in custody after a pursuit by Union County Sheriff’s deputies.

At the time of the robbery the suspect was described as possibly being a white man wearing a hat, sunglasses, dark jacket and possibly a fake beard. The suspect’s vehicle was described as a gray Nissan Versa.

According to a news release, deputies responded to a call and observed the described vehicle with a 30-day tag close by the bank within two minutes of the call. A traffic stop was then initiated but the suspect refused to stop and fled to I-485 traveling towards Pineville.

The pursuit continued through Pineville and eventually out to US-521 and into South Carolina. The suspect began ramming a Union County Sheriff Office patrol car before the chase ended near Southern Spirits in Indian Land where the suspect was taken into custody.

Medical personnel transported the suspect to a nearby medical facility for treatment.

The suspect will be facing numerous charges once he returns to Union County. His identity will be released once charges are filed.