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.
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