Armed robbery suspect in custody following crash in N.W. Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY – An armed robbery suspect is in custody after a crash in northwest Oklahoma City.

Initial reports indicate the Bank of America, near Memorial and Pennsylvania, was robbed around 12:35 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials say the suspect, 35-year-old Drew Blanton, was armed.

Drew Blanton ; Oklahoma County

Armed robbery at Bank of America near Penn and Memorial

Blanton was last seen in an older model blue Dodge Ram pickup.

A citizen was able to provide police with a possible tag for the truck.

Around 1:20 p.m. police officers ran the tag number and found the truck was registered to a man who lives in the 11100 block of Quail Creek Rd.

Officers then went to the address and saw a truck matching the description in the area.

Blanton then led police on a brief chase before crashing at the Sun & Ski, near May and Hefner.

Bank robbery suspect crashed at the Sun & Ski

Blanton is now in custody.

He was transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

Bank robbery suspect sits on the ground after crashing vehicle

KFOR crews are working to gather more information.

Bank robbery suspect in custody following crash

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