Dashcam of Warren police chasing bank robbery suspects released

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Warren Police have released dashcam video of a police chase that ended with a cruiser rolling on its side and the suspects crashing into another vehicle.

Police in Warren were chasing two bank robbery suspects wanted for robbing a Vibe Credit Union in Sterling Heights Thursday. The two men are accused of trying to rob two other banks earlier in the day but were unsuccessful until they walked into Vibe, police say.

The driver was running from police and headed west on 11 Mile in Warren when he crashed into another vehicle. A Warren police vehicle was also involved in the crash and wound up on it's roof in the median between 696 and 11 mile.

A BOLO was issued for a Chevrolet HHR after the Vibe robbery and Warren police spotted them at Martin and Van Dyke and tried to pull them over. The suspects sped away and the chase ultimately took them on 696.

The driver took the 11 mile exit and a Warren officer following right behind them. In the dashcam video, the driver of the HHR swerves to avoid a car on the ramp. The police SUV tried to do the same, but lost control on 11 Mile.

The cruiser rolled over and ended up on its roof in the median between 11 Mile and 696.

The other vehicle continues chasing the HHR but doesn't have to go far. The suspects tried to swerve around several cars stopped at a red light. When they did, they t-boned a gray pickup truck at the intersection.

"Someone could have been killed someone could have been seriously injured," Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said.

That's where the chase ended. One of the suspects was injured and taken to the hospital. The other was booked on bank robbery charges.

"Someone could have been killed someone could have been seriously injured," Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said.

Founts spoke with the officers injured in the rollover - one of whom was working his last day before retirement.

"The two officers are doing fine. They both have a CAT scan and MRI and are doing fine," Fouts said. "The car flipped at least three or four times, it was very close to going over 696 onto oncoming traffic, that could've been a catastrophic event so they're very lucky."

The driver of the t-boned pickup was also injured but expected to make a full recovery.

The two suspects are facing much more trouble than if the chase came to an end sooner. But because of the lives put at risk, prosecutors dishing out tougher charges. 20-year-old Lamon Moore is being charged with fleeing and eluding while 21-year-old Antonio McLean has been charged with possession of marijuana. Mayor Fouts says heftier federal charges are pending.

"Any time you hold up a bank it's a federal charge and these are serial bank robbers," Fouts said.

The two suspects are each being held on a $500,000 cash or surety bond.

Police said they recovered a large amount of money in the vehicle but did not find any weapons.