Ocean Springs police responding to Hwy. 90 bank robbery

Ocean Springs police responding to Hwy. 90 bank robbery
Authorities said a female suspect wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses pulled out two knives and demanded money from a bank teller. (Photo source: surveillance footage)

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Police in Ocean Springs are responding to reports of a bank robbery at Hancock Bank on Hwy. 90.

According to authorities, a female suspect wearing a black hoodie and black sunglasses displayed to knives and demanded money from a bank teller. After handing over the money, police believe the suspect may have then robbed a customer.

As she was running to her car, the suspect reportedly fell down, causing the red dye pack in the bag of money to explode.

The female suspect fled westbound on Hwy. 90 in a silver/grey Cadillac CTS.

WLOX News Now reporter Janel Forte is headed to the scene and is working to learn more information.

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