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Manhunt Underway for Bank Robber who Shot Calif. Cop with AK-47

March 01, 2012  | 

Screenshot: KTLA
Screenshot: KTLA

A bank robber wearing body armor and wielding an AK-47 fired six to eight shots at a Chino, Calif., police officer who spotted him leaving the bank, reports the Los Angeles Times.

A manhunt is now underway for the suspect, following the attempted robbery at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at California Bank and Trust.

The officer, who was hit in the leg, was able to drive himself to Chino Valley Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition Wednesday night.

KTLA has a video report that includes surveillance footage of the robbery.

Tags: Bank Robberies, Assaults on Officers, California


Comments (2)

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Bob@Az. @ 3/2/2012 11:33 AM

Glad to hear the Officer is OK. Hope they nail this pos soon.

ICURAQT @ 2/20/2013 6:32 AM

It wasn't the AK 47 and obviously the man was not there to kill anyone..don't blame the gun....

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