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St. Louis Park Man Pleads Guilty to Five Robberies

A 27-year-old St. Louis Park man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a series of bank robberies in the Twin Cities area, the Star Tribune reported.

Suresh Harlan Small plead guilty to five counts of armed robbery in federal court in St. Paul for robberies that spanned from Nov. 2, 2007, to March 28.

According to an FBI affidavit, Small's last incident occured when he he robbed a TCF Bank on Silver Lake Road in St. Anthony. Fleeing the scene, Small lead officers on high speed chase. Gunfire was exchanged with officers before Small was stopped at Interstate 494 and Hwy. 55 in Plymouth.

Small also was responsible for two earlier robberies at the same TCF bank, as well as incidents at another TCF Bank in St. Louis Park

A Fox 9 News report said that Small stated that he robbed the banks by force, violence and intimidation, and took an undisclosed amount of money .

Small faces a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison for each robbery account.