‘Serial bank robber’ in custody after police pursuit in Illinois, Iowa

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UPDATE: The Moline Police have arrested Roman T. Lloyd, a 31-year old Rock Island resident after a bank robbery that occurred today at Ascentra Credit Union, 3005 7th Street, Moline.

EARLIER UPDATE
 One person was taken into custody after a police pursuit that started in Illinois ended in an Iowa ditch just past the Interstate 280 bridge Wednesday morning.

Moline Police responded to a report of a robbery at the Ascentra Credit Union in the 3000 block of 7th Street around 10:07 a.m.  

Police located the suspect vehicle at 1st Street and 19th Avenue in Moline and attempted a traffic stop.

The driver of the car took off and entered Rock Island. A pursuit continued back and forth across QC bridges for several minutes as the Rock Island Police Department, Davenport Police Department, Bettendorf Police Department, Scott County Sheriff’s Department joined the chase.

After 10:30, the pursuit traveled across the Interstate 280 bridge back into Iowa, the driver exited on Rockingham Road and ended up in a ditch alongside the ramp around 10:37.

The driver — who had reached speeds over 100 MPH at times — surrendered to police.

Moline Police called him a serial bank robber.

No one was hurt.

EARLIER UPDATE

One person has been taken into custody after a police pursuit that started in Illinois ended in an Iowa ditch just past the Interstate 280 bridge Wednesday morning.

A large police presence with Illinois and Iowa squad cars are near the ditch were the white vehicle being pursued ended up.

The chase started after an Ascentra Credit Union branch in Moline was robbed.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to Local 4 News, Fox 18 News and OurQuadCities.com for updates.

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