This morning at around 11:30 AM, Tillamook County Sheriff’s deputies and Oregon State Police responded to an armed robbery at the US Bank in Cloverdale.
When units arrived the suspects had fled the scene. The suspects were located after a short pursuit on a forest service road off Sandlake Road, about 6 miles southwest of Tillamook, where they struck an Oregon State Police vehicle. Two suspects were taken into custody after an exchange of gun fire. The suspects were transported to a local hospital for evaluation from the crash but there were no other injuries reported. Both male and female suspects are from the Salem/Keizer area.
OSP will not be releasing the names of the officers or the suspects at this time. The Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office is the lead investigating agency and Oregon State Police will be releasing any additional news updates. Tillamook Police Department and FBI-Salem are also assisting in the case.