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Police Chase After Ardsley Bank Robbery Ends With Crash In Hastings

This black sedan came to a stop on the grassy side of Farragut Avenue in Hastings-on-Hudson on Friday afternoon. Photo Credit: Danny LoPriore
A ultility pole on Farragut Avenue in Hastings was toppled when a speeding car left the road and struck it, police said. Photo Credit: Danny LoPriore

Updated at 9:15 p.m.: HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - A black sedan pursued by Ardsley police after a bank robbery went off Farragut Parkway in Hastings and struck a utility pole Friday afternoon, police said.

A woman was arrested at the scene of the accident and two men, who ran from the scene, were apprehended in nearby Yonkers and Hastings neighborhoods, police said.

The woman was taken to Westchester Medical Center with injuries, where she remained Friday evening.

Ardsley Police reported the Wells Fargo Bank at 921 Saw Mill River Road in Ardsley was robbed by a man who said he had a bomb at 3:07 p.m. The man demanded money and bank employees complied.

When the man ran from the bank, police, responding to a 911 call, spotted a "suspicious vehicle" and attempted to stop the car on Route 9A, or Saw Mill River Road.

Police pursued the suspects south into Hastings, where their car detoured through Ravensdale Road to Farragut Avenue and south toward the Saw Mill River Parkway, police said.

The suspects lost control of his car and hit a light pole on the right side of the road before coming to a stop in the grass about 50 yards from the Saw Mill River Parkway entrance at Farragut Parkway, police said.

Westchester County Police and police from Hastings and Ardsley were on the scene assisting after the crash.

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