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Laurel bank robbed, suspect captured

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -  Laurel Police quickly captured a man who allegedly robbed Regions Bank on 5th Avenue Wednesday.

Marlin McCrory was caught less than a half-mile away from bank at the Laurel Hotel and Comfort Center on Sawmill Road. He walked in front of police and they saw the explosive dye from the bank bag on his clothing. When stopped, he produced a large amount of cash and told the officers, "Sir, I am the man you are looking for."

Police say a suspect entered Regions bank, passed the bank teller a note demanding money, and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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