OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) - A 49-year-old man suspected in a series of robberies across Oakland County was arraigned on charges this afternoon in federal court.
Police say Derrick Sebree is responsible for eight robberies over a four month time period. Sebree has been in trouble with the law in the past. The Oakland County Sheriff's Department arrested Sebree for identity theft in 2008. His mug shot is from the 2008 arrest when he was also incarcerated in the Oakland County Jail.
Police caught Sebree fleeing the TCF Bank on Crooks Road Wednesday afternoon after it was robbed around 12:40 p.m.
Officers said that in yesterday's robbery, a man walked in with a handgun and demanded money from a teller. He ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police said as he ran away the man was spotted by officers. He was seen entering into a car and Royal Oak Police chased after him.
The chase went through Beverly Hills, Berkley and Southfield, ending at Eleven Mile and Greenfield when the suspect hit a Southfield patrol car. He was taken into custody without any further incident.
Police say the suspect is believed to be behind the following robberies:
The investigation into the case is ongoing.
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