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Cedar Rapids man arrested after bank robbery

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - A Cedar Rapids man was arrested after police say he robbed a Cedar Rapids bank before leading police on a chase Tuesday.

Christopher Lee Feeney, 42, of Cedar Rapids was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree theft, both felonies, as well as "numerous traffic violations," according to a press release from the City of Cedar Rapids.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, Feeney robbed the Community Savings Bank, located at 3414 Mt. Vernon Road SE, just after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say they then located Feeney's vehicle in the area of East Post Road and Lakeside Drive SE, and Feeney took off.

He was later apprehended near the Cedar Rapids Police Department Shooting Rage, located on Old River Road SW, just before 2:50 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say Feeney did not display a weapon during the robbery, and no one was injured during the robbery, pursuit or arrest.
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