PEMBROKE, N.Y. (WIVB) - State Police say a Buffalo man and an accomplice robbed a bank in Irondequoit before taking off down the NYS Thruway.
Tuesday afternoon, Irondequoit Police called troopers with a description of a vehicle carrying two suspects believed to have just robbed a bank. State Police spotted the vehicle traveling west on the NYS Thruway in the Town of Pembroke.
Authorities say after a trooper activated his emergency lights, the driver refused to stop, eventually crashing into a State Police vehicle before losing control and hitting the center median just west of Exit 48A. Neither suspect was injured.
State Police have identified the driver as 32-year-old Armond Thompson. Both Thompson and his passenger 31-year-old Jason Simmons, of Tonawanda, were turned over to Irondequoit Police on charges of robbery and reckless endangerment.
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