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Bank robbery suspect in custody after south Placer pursuit

A bank robbery suspect is in custody following a pursuit Friday afternoon that began in the Roseville-Rocklin area and ended in the Newcastle area.

Roseville police reported that officers were searching about 4:42 p.m. for a car that had just been involved in a bank robbery in Citrus Heights. They spotted the car in the area of Stanford Ranch Road and Five Star Boulevard.

The driver fled, leading officers in a chase around the Five Star Boulevard and Fairway Drive area, then on eastbound Interstate 80. The pursuit, which involved Roseville police and officers from other agencies, ended in the Newcastle area with the suspect taken into custody, according to the police department’s website.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy