Police Search For Bank Robber In Ocean Springs

Ocean Springs Police are searching for a bank robber. Police say a man robbed the Peoples Bank on Highway 90 just before closing Wednesday night.

Cell phone pictures from the scene, sent by a WLOX viewer, show police stopping traffic as they searched the woods behind the bank.

Police say the robber implied he had a gun and demand money from the teller. He got away with an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a white man, six foot to six-two, weighing approximately 250 to 280 pounds. He was wearing a hat and sunglasses during the robbery, which police say they found dumped in the woods behind the bank. Officers are searching that area and nearby neighborhoods.

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