Both NB and SB I-75 at Mt. Paran are open again.No explosive device was found.Suspect is in custody. on.11alive.com/10SIOt0
— 11Alive News (@11AliveNews) May 13, 2013
A bomb squad were on the scene in Atlanta, Georgia, where a female bank robber flipped her car along I-75 near Mt. Paran Road, reports 11Alive. After the woman wrecked her vehicle, police moved in to check on the suspect and she claimed that she had an explosive device strapped to her chest. After an investigation, and contrary to original reports, no viable device was found.
— Channel 1 Atlanta (@channel1atlanta) May 13, 2013
The woman was arrested and taken into custody.
The sign on the SunTrust bank in Acworth.Bank is closed after police say a woman robbed it, claiming to have bomb. twitter.com/petchenikwsb/s…
— MikePetchenikWSB (@petchenikwsb) May 13, 2013
The chase began when a woman robbed an Atlanta are bank claiming to have explosives. CBS News says that speeds in the chase reached 120 miles per hour.
The I-75 was closed in both directions but has since reopened.
Law-enforcement believe the suspected robbed the Suntrust Bank at 1755 Mars Hill Road in Acworth, Georgia.