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Trustmark Bank robbery update

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By David Kenney

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson police captured a man just 30 minutes after he robbed a bank this afternoon.

It happened at Trustmark Bank at 1351 Northside Drive.

Police say just before one this afternoon, a man walked into the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money.

The robber ran from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police used witness descriptions and tracked a suspect to the Books-A-Million store on the I-55 Frontage Road. Within minutes they had their man in custody.

He is identified as 44-year-old Christopher Watson.

Officers also recovered the stolen cash.

Police say Watson already served four years in prison for a previous bank robbery in Vicksburg.

 

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