Alleged Bank Robber Faces Arraignment

A man is in custody for allegedly  robbing a bank in Hampshire County on Christmas Eve.  

Massachusetts  State Police say Michael Taylor robbed a People's United  Bank in Hatfield using a stick as a weapon and then led police on a  chase. 

Taylor, who is believed to be a Springfield  resident, reportedly jumped from the car while driving on Interstate 91  in Holyoke.  

Police say he was arrested near the Holyoke Canoe Club  after a tree branch he was standing on broke.

(Picture provided by Massachusetts State Police)


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