A suspected bank robber was shot to death by Atlanta police after fleeing from a robbery in Sandy Springs, police said.

Sandy Springs police said the Wells Fargo bank branch at 5555 New Northside Drive was robbed about noon March 9.

Sandy Springs and Atlanta police chased the car to Adina Drive and Fountainhead Drive in Atlanta, police said, and Atlanta police “were involved in a shooting with the suspect.”

The man was shot and killed, Sandy Springs and Atlanta police said. Police did not release his identity.

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