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Two held after allegedly attempting to rob Hattiesburg bank

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Two people are being questioned after allegedly robbing a Hattiesburg bank on Broadway Drive.

Hattiesburg Police said the robbery happened before 9:30 a.m. today (Friday) when a male and female entered Bancorp South threatening to use a handgun if the clerk did not hand over money.

The suspects grabbed the money then fled the bank in a vehicle headed west. They were caught at a Regions Bank when an officer pulled them over.

Evidence was found in their vehicle, and the dye pack the clerk placed inside one of the money bags exploded.

 

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