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Bank robbery leads to police chase in Luzerne County

The incident started around 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — An armed bank robbery led to a police chase through Luzerne County on Friday night.

According to police, the incident began as an armed robbery at M&T Bank along Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre around 5:30 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, the robber led them on a chase through the city, damaging several police vehicles.

The chase ended on North Main Street and West Hartford Street in Ashley.

One person was taken into custody in Luzerne County.