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Update: Police in Alabama capture all bank robbery suspects

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By WRCB Staff

UPDATE 6:15pm -- All suspects are now in custody.

DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WRCB/WAFF) - DeKalb County authorities are searching for a bank robbery suspect from Cherokee County.

Deputies shut down Highway 35 west of Highway 78 in DeKalb County after the vehicle the suspects were traveling in wrecked near the intersection. Cherokee deputies were chasing the vehicle at the time of the crash.

DeKalb authorities say three suspects are in custody and another suspects fled into the nearby woods. Deputies are using all efforts to find the suspects, including an airplane.

Authorities have been in the area of Highway 35 and Pumpkin Center Road looking for this suspect. DeKalb County Sheriff Harris said his office and the other agencies expect to be out on the search until the suspect is located.

The bank robbery happened at about 11:30 a.m. in Cedar Bluff. FBI agents are assisting in the search for the remaining suspect.

DeKalb County officials are asking residents to stay in their homes with their doors locked. Any suspicious activity should be reported to police.

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