FIFTH THIRD BANK ROBBED, HIGH SPEED CHASE ENSUES
Alvin Pierce, 48, is accused of robbing the Fifth Third Bank located at 1720 Oakdale Road Charlotte, NC.
On February 18, 2020, at around 11:52 a.m., a suspect entered the Fifth Third Bank and demanded money from the teller by the threat of a firearm. Witnesses at the scene stated that the suspect left in a white Nissan Rogue.
A short time later, detectives in the Real Time Crime Center located a white Nissan Rogue nearby. The Aviation Unit responded and officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle, but the driver refused to stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued.
As the suspect vehicle exited Interstate 85 at Billy Graham Highway, the vehicle stopped and officers were able to safely approach the vehicle to detain the driver without further incident.
The alleged driver of the vehicle was identified as Alvin. He was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.