VIDEO: Bank robbery suspect chase in Wellford


Officers say the First Citizens Bank was robbed in Lyman around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Officers were able to get a vehicle description out to other officers in the area immediately.

Someone spotted the burgundy 4-Runner in Wellford and called 911.

A Wellford Office then engaged in a short chase with the vehicle, that was being driven by Justin Bott.

In the video you can see Bott turn on Simmons Road and slam into a building.

Officers then detain Bott. Wellford Police say after being handcuffed Bott took off running, to which he was caught a short time later.

A Highway Patrol trooper was injured in chasing down Bott, but is expected to be okay.

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