VANCOUVER, Wash. A police chase ended at gunpoint in Portland after a man allegedly robbed a Hazel Dell bank, carjacked a vehicle and sped through neighborhoods Wednesday.
The bank robbery occurred at the Riverview Savings Bank, at 1220 NE 88th Street just before 3 p.m.
The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and ran into the bank parking lot. Then, a dye pack exploded and the suspect dropped the money bag and fled in an black Toyota Sequoia.
Responding officers spotted the SUVand chased the suspect through Hazel Dell, then lost him.
A short time later, police said he carjacked a black Ford Focus in Vancouver. Officers spotted that car southbound on I-5 and followed it. They chased him for a time and then backed off as he raced through neighborhoods in the St. John's area.
Officers eventually tracked him to a North Portland neighborhood and boxed in his vehicle near the intersection of Kellogg and Burlington in North Portland. That s when he got out and ran and reportedly tried to carjack another vehicle before officers swarmed him, with guns drawn, and captured him.
The suspect was later identified as Brent Woodall and police said it was also his 29th birthday.
No one was injured.