Cash, weapons, ammo recovered after Pittsfield Township financial institution theft, police chase

On Ypsilanti Mann led police on a car chase that ended in a crash Tuesday after robbing one Pittsfield Township Bank.

Police said they were called to Chase Bank at 4101 E. Ellsworth Road at 1:22 pm to commit a robbery.

Witnesses gave the police a description of the robber, his vehicle and the route he had taken. Police were able to track down the vehicle the 48-year-old man was driving, but he fled and a car chase ensued until he crashed on US-23 and Washtenaw Avenues.

Stolen money, several firearms and ammunition were recovered at the scene of the accident and in the suspect’s vehicle, the police said. The man also wore body armor.

The man was injured in the crash and was taken to a hospital, where he is listed in severe but stable condition, police said. He will continue to be tested and treated.

The robbery is being investigated further. Anyone with information is asked to call the confidential TIP line at the Pittsfield Township Police Department at 734-822-4958.