PITTSBURGH - Police quickly arrested a bank robbery suspect Wednesday afternoon as the man tried to flee.
Authorities said the First Niagara Bank on Perrysville Avenue was robbed just after noon of close to $5,000.
Dispatchers from 911 said the suspect, Nathaniel Washington, was pulled over by police a short time later on Ivory Avenue near Interstate 279.
A Channel 11 News team was there as police took Washington into police custody. Authorities said he was wearing baby food jars filled with gasoline at the time of the robbery.