Police Chase Leads to Crash After Robbery at ATM in Bristol

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Police responded to a robbery at an ATM on Farmington Avenue in Bristol on Sunday.

It happened at a Webster Bank ATM around 11:20 a.m.

The victim reported being robbed at gunpoint.

The suspect took off in a dark-colored Honda, according to police.

Officers spotted the car and chased it until it crashed on Route 6 near Federal Street, police said.

Officers arrested 31-year-old William Walker, of Hartford.

He is charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree threatening, second-degree larceny, second-degree breach of peace, risk of injury, reckless driving, engaging in pursuit, disobeying an officer's signal, operating under the influence, and operating an unregistered vehicle.

Walker was held on $1 million bond and is expected to be in court on Monday.

There were minor injuries reported in the crash.

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