WATCH: MSP chopper helps catch robbery suspect in Lansing

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LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Michigan State Police have released video showing how a police helicopter helped lead to the capture of a robbery suspect.

Michigan State Police have released video showing how a helicopter helped catch a robbery suspect (Source: WILX)

The suspect had just committed robberies as he raced away from marked police units, according to a tweet by the MSP First District.

MSP troopers and officers with the Lansing Police Department were chasing the suspect that tried to get away on a motorcycle.

The helicopter's thermal camera helped officers track down the suspect and take him into custody.

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