Hattiesburg bank robbery suspects wanted for string of crime - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

02/02/09

Hattiesburg bank robbery suspects wanted for string of crime

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Posted by Betsy Martin l email

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - WLBT has this update concerning a couple arrested for robbing a bank in Hattiesburg Friday.  

It turns out that 31-year-old Michael Watson and 26 year old Nikki Watson of Tennessee are wanted for a string of bank robberies, including one in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Their most recent hold-up in Hattiesburg occurred at BancorpSouth. In that case, Michael Watson is charged with armed robbery, and his wife with being an accessory.

The two passed the teller a note demanding money and threatening to use a handgun. However, they were captured a few blocks away with the stolen money and an exploded dye pack.

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