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Update: Bank Robbery Leads to Police Chase

Posted on: 3:53 pm, August 23, 2012, by , updated on: 11:07am, August 24, 2012

TREMONT — Police tell us two men from Harrisburg were behind a bank robbery in Schuylkill County.

Juan Cooke and Darrell Dixon admitted to Thursday morning’s hold up at Miner’s Bank in Tremont.

Authorities tell us one of the men robbed the bank and then jumped into a minivan driven by the other man.

There is no word on how much the thieves got away with.

State police spotted the van on Interstate 81 near Hershey and chased it.

The van crashed in the median and the two men were taken to the hospital.

The pair is locked up in Schuylkill County.

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