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Police: Bank robbery suspect kills self following chase in Kosciusko County

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The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police are investigating a bonk robbery and chase that ended in the death of a suspect.

The First Financial Bank of North Manchester was robbed shortly before 6:00pm on Friday.  The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and then fled the scene.  Police caught up with a suspect vehicle and chased it into Kosciusko County.

The Sheriff's Department says the vehicle stopped on SR-13 near SR-14, but the driver refused to get out of the pickup truck.  Police say they heard a gunshot inside the truck, and when they approached found a man dead inside.

Authorities have not released the name of the suspect or the officer involved at this time.

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