Bank robbery suspect captured in Warren Co. - - Jackson, MS

Bank robbery suspect captured in Warren Co.

WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Hattiesburg bank robbery suspect is apprehended in Warren County.

Michael Partridge, 24, was arrested around 2:00 Tuesday morning near a home in the Eagle Lake community.

The sheriff's department says they staked out a location and as they were approaching Partridge jumped out a back window and attempted to escape.

Partridge was taken into custody after a short foot chase.

Authorities in Hattiesburg believe Partridge robbed the Hancock Bank on Hardy Street around 11:00 Monday morning.

Partridge was not armed, but escaped with a small amount of cash.

There was a brief search on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi after Partridge took off on foot towards the school.

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