Pa. officer hurt in crash with getaway car

An Abington Township police officer was hospitalized and an alleged bank robber in custody after a pursuit


By Bonnie L. Cook
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — An Abington Township police officer was hospitalized and an alleged bank robber in custody Friday after a car chase that began in Jenkintown and "wound all over Philadelphia," police said.

Police identified the suspect as Aaron K.M. Thomas, 47, of the 100 block of North 54th Street in West Philadelphia.

He was awaiting arraignment Friday on robbery and related offenses, according to Abington Township Deputy Police Chief John Livingood.

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