UPDATED: Man pleads not guilty to robbing Tacoma business, hitting car with six children during police pursuit
UPDATE as of 2:03 p.m.: Bryan pleaded not guilty to the charges this afternoon.
INITIAL POST: Pierce County prosecutors have charged a 45-year-old man with robbing a Tacoma real estate business, stealing a car and crashing it into a vehicle carrying six children while fleeing from police.
Erick Bryan faces two counts of vehicular assault, first-degree robbery, attempting to elude a police vehicle and felony hit-and-run. He is scheduled to be arraigned on the charges this afternoon. Bail has been set at $1 million.
Charging papers give this account:
Bryan walked into the business in the 3800 block of South …