BOSTON (CBS) – A robbery suspect was found hiding in a portable toilet near TD Garden after a police chase and foot pursuit.

Massachusetts State Police said the suspect was wanted by Revere Police for robbing East Boston Savings Bank on Squire Road.

A bank employee saw the man getting away with $1,000. A dye pack on the money exploded as the suspect escaped.

The employee and an off-duty auxiliary Everett Police officer followed the man until Revere Police caught up and began a chase that led into Boston.

pursuit1 Revere Robbery Suspect Found In Portable Toilet Following Police Chase

A crashed Revere Police cruiser and a suspect’s vehicle following a pursuit in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

State and local police officers swarmed an area near Boston’s Nashua Street Jail in pursuit of the suspect, who left his car a short distance away with the windshield wipers running.

A Revere Police cruiser crashed near the suspect’s vehicle. The cruiser was on the median next to a toppled street sign.

pursuit2 Revere Robbery Suspect Found In Portable Toilet Following Police Chase

A Revere Police cruiser that crashed while in search for a robbery suspect. (WBZ-TV)

Revere Police said one officer suffered minor injuries.

After a search on foot, police arrested the suspect in a parking lot near TD Garden.

arrest Revere Robbery Suspect Found In Portable Toilet Following Police Chase

A bank robbery suspect is taken into custody near TD Garden. (WBZ-TV)

Officers found a row of portable toilets in the parking lot. All but one of them had a green indicator, meaning no one was inside.

But one of the toilets had a red indicator. When the officer checked that portable toilet, the suspect was inside.

suspect Revere Robbery Suspect Found In Portable Toilet Following Police Chase

A man suspected of robbing an Everett bank on November 24, 2017. (Image Credit: Everett Police)

He was later identified as a 41-year-old Woburn man who police believe also robbed East Boston Savings Bank in Everett on November 24.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Opioid Crisis
Download Our App
Download Weather App

Watch & Listen LIVE