BPD: Robbery suspect chased down by police officer in West Roxbury

BOSTON (WHDH) - A suspect accused of trying to rob a credit union in West Roxbury was chased down and arrested by a detail officer.

Police said the masked suspect attempted to rob the City of Boston Credit Union on Spring Street. Police said a detail officer, hired by the credit union, interrupted the robbery in progress.

Police say the suspect took off in a small red car. A police captain who was in the area helped identify the suspect and an arrest was made just outside an Italian restaurant called Tony’s place.

A bag was allegedly recovered but it is not known if the suspect got away with any money.

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