Laurel Police officers recognized for their brave actions

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Several Laurel Police officers were recognized on Wednesday for their hard work and service to the department.

Officer Layne Bounds and Mitch Sumrall put their lives in danger as they entered a business to apprehend a suspect during a robbery earlier this month.

Investigator Kim Stewart and FBI Agent David Roncska were recognized for the quick arrest of the suspect who robbed Regions Bank on West 5th Street on August 17th.

Chief Tyrone Stewart said it is important officers are recognized when they are doing an extraordinary job.

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