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Bank Evacuated After Robbery When “Bomb” Is Left Behind

Trustmark Robbery

(Cordova) The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two people who robbed 
the Trustmark Bank near Houston Levee and Macon then left behind what they said was a bomb.

Also, one of the male suspects was dressed as a woman with a long black wig.

He was wearing a gray shirt and dark pants.

Police say he showed a gun, demanded money, left the device and took off in a small, older red car.

The bomb unit quickly arrived and put the device in a blast proof box.

Turned out the device was a dud.

“We did have our bomb tecnicians come out,” said Chip Washington with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.  “We had a robot pick it up and take  it to a safe location to find out one way or another what it was.”

No one was hurt.

Call Crime Stopper at 901-528-CASH with information.

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