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Bank robbery suspect gives up, ends standoff in Arlington

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – A man suspected of robbing a Colleyville bank has been arrested following a chase and standoff that ended in Arlington.

The man got of an SUV and raised his hands as police took him into custody Wednesday afternoon after a standoff lasting more than an hour.

Investigators say the man was suspected of going into a Bank of America branch in Colleyville, claiming to be armed and demanding cash from a clerk. Police began chasing an SUV the man was driving in a pursuit that led to an Arlington neighborhood.

Officers threw down spike strips to damage the SUV’s tires and help slow the vehicle.

A nearby school was locked down during the standoff.

The name of the suspect and further details on the investigation weren’t immediately released.

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