Police nab bank robbery suspect

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - Police say a man made a pretty quick getaway after robbing a bank Tuesday morning in Colonial Heights.

Twenty-six-year-old Eddie Allen is charged with a long list of crimes that start with the robbery of the Wachovia in the Colonial Square Shopping Center.

Police say that's when he jumped into the back of a pick-up truck with his stolen cash and told the driver to take off. they drove a short distance before the driver got a police officer's attention and Allen was arrested after a short chase.

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