Bank robber caught in Picayune


PICAYUNE, MS (WDAM) - A Mississippi man accused of robbing banks in Hattiesburg, Florida and Tennessee has been arrested in Picayune.


Terence James Hardy, 51, formerly of Ocean Springs, was arrested by Picayune Police early Thursday after a high-speed chase. 


Police discovered a bag matching one used in a bank robbery in Jackson, Tenn., on Wednesday along with cash and a motel receipt linking him to the area.

They also found a weapon believed used in the holdups. 

Hardy is also suspected of robbing The First at the corner of Lincoln Road and South 28th Avenue on May 18.

Police said Hardy was originally from Ocean Springs, but his current address is not known.


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