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Bank Robbers Toss Money Out Window In High-Speed Chase

September 12, 2012  | 

Eyewitnesses who watched a bizarre police pursuit unfold in front of them on the streets of South Los Angeles described a chaotic scene Wednesday that one woman said "was like in the movies."

Bank robbery suspects Wednesday led authorities from Santa Clarita to South L.A., where they began throwing money out the car, drawing crowds eager to scoop up the cash and culminating in a mob scene when the chase ended.

It was not immediately clear whether the suspects were hurling the money out of their vehicle in an attempt to divert Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies chasing them or as a Robin Hood-like gesture to simply give the money away.

Read the full Los Angeles Times story.

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