Police search for Tupelo bank robber

By J.B. Clark/NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Police are searching for a man who robbed Renasant Bank on South Veterans Boulevard late this afternoon.
A white male with a baseball hat, gray shirt and jeans walked in the bank and handed the teller a note instructing the teller to hand over money.
He didn’t display a weapon but implied one with the note.
Tupelo Detective Lt. Jerry Davis said the man left with an undetermined amount of money. Police were on the scene at 5 p.m. but the man had fled by the time the teller was able to make a call.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.
Davis said there is no description of the vehicle the suspect fled in at this time.

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