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Harrison Co. deputies on the hunt for Saucier bank robbery suspect

(Photo source: Harrison County Sheriff's Department) (Photo source: Harrison County Sheriff's Department)
(Photo source: Harrison County Sheriff's Department) (Photo source: Harrison County Sheriff's Department)
SAUCIER, MS (WLOX) -

Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson has released more information about a bank robbery that happened in Saucier on Friday afternoon.

Peterson said a black woman walked into The Peoples Bank on 2nd St. around 3:30 p.m. and robbed the bank at knifepoint. A bank employee gave the armed woman money. Then the suspect left the building.

Peterson said the suspect is around 5’5” to 5’10” and was wearing a dark hoodie, grey sweatpants, sunglasses and had a cover over her face.

Deputies have set up a perimeter, and the search for the suspect is underway. If you have any information that could help authorities in this case, please call the Harrison County Sheriff’s department at 228-897-1364 or Crime Stopper at 1-877-787-5898.

We will bring you the latest details on this developing story as they become available on WLOX News Now and WLOX.com.

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