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Man Charged With Armed Robbery After High-Speed Chase

Posted February 6, 2001 6:00 a.m. EST

— TwoHighway Patrolcars suffered damage following a high-speed chase that ended on Interstate 85 in Orange County.

The chase began in Burlington after James W. Breedlove, 31, was driving a red pick-up truck tried to rob a bank. The chase ended when his truck hit a median barrier near the Hillsborough weigh station.

Breedlove was treated at Alamance Regional Medical Center for minor injuries. He is being charged with armed robbery. Traffic charges are still pending.