Michigan man wanted in Halloween mask crime spree caught in Ohio

The Ypsilanti man wanted in a string of armed robberies wearing Halloween masks has been caught.

Todd Keith was arrested late Friday night by the FBI near the Ohio Kentucky border, reports FOX 19 Cincinnati.

Keith is suspected in a crime spree stretching from Ypsilanti to Delaware County in Ohio, where he allegedly robbed a bank at 2 p.m. Friday.

In most of the incidents Keith was wearing a clown or pumpkin mask and was considered armed and dangerous.

Almost 100 officers comprising of local authorities and the FBI were looking for Keith who is suspected to have robbed banks in Michigan.

 
Authorities started pursuing a 2010 black Lexus shortly after 4 p.m. The vehicle was stolen out of Michigan, according to the Ledger Independent. Authorities say they had no reason to believe the students were in danger. The lock down was in place to keep school buses off the road during the pursuit. 

The Brown County Sheriffs Department was involved with a chase in the suspect who ditched a stolen car from a woman carjacked in Madison Heights Thursday, in Aberdeen Village in Ohio.  Keith, 37, got out on foot and exchanged gunfire with police Friday afternoon.

Stay with FOX 2 for more information as it becomes available.
 


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