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3 suspects in Fishers bank robbery have local ties

FISHERS – Authorities have arrested five people after a suburban Indianapolis bank robbery that an FBI agent says was committed by a "professional crew."

At least three of the people arrested have criminal convictions in Allen County.

Three of the arrests occurred after a two-hour manhunt that disrupted the morning commute Wednesday for some residents and workers in Fishers, a suburb northeast of Indianapolis.

Bob Jones, special agent in charge of the FBI's Indianapolis field office, said agents had been watching the group for weeks.

He described it as "a serial bank robbery crew – a professional crew."

Fishers police arrested two women shortly after the robbery while three men fled the area and were captured about two hours later at a nearby hotel.

It wasn't immediately clear whether any money was taken in the holdup.

Arrested were Deandre Armour, 37, Duryea Rogers, 26, Olivia Haiflich, 20 and Tahita Burnett, 40 and an additional male whose identity has not yet been confirmed.

Rogers has convictions in Allen County for robbery, carrying a handgun without a license and resisting law enforcement.

Armour has Allen County convictions for resisting law enforcement, receiving stolen property, robbery and carrying a handgun without a license.

Burnett has Allen County convictions for driving while intoxicated and dealing cocaine.

Officers from the FBI and Fishers Police Department went to various locations to continue the investigation, officials said.

Rebecca S. Green of The Journal Gazette contributed to this story.

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