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Hancock bank customer robbed at gunpoint Friday

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Police say a woman was robbed at gunpoint after using an ATM at this Hancock Bank on Highway 98 West Friday afternoon. Police say a woman was robbed at gunpoint after using an ATM at this Hancock Bank on Highway 98 West Friday afternoon.
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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Hattiesburg Police are looking for the man who robbed a woman at gunpoint Friday afternoon at a Hub City bank. Officers say it happened at the Hancock Bank on Highway 98 West around 4:45 p.m.

They say a female customer had just used the ATM and was headed back to her car when she was approached by a black man carrying a gun. He took money from her and ran away into a nearby neighborhood.

The victim was not hurt.

Police say the suspect was wearing a ski mask and a black jacket.

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