Bancorp South on North State Street in Fondren Robbed ... UPDATE ... "We're OK." | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Bancorp South on North State Street in Fondren Robbed ... UPDATE ... "We're OK."

JPD officers stand outside the BankcorpSouth building on N. State Street.

JPD officers stand outside the BankcorpSouth building on N. State Street. Photo by Trip Burns.

— JFP reporters are on the scene of an apparent bank robbery at the Bancorp South at 2710 N. State Street, where it meets Old Canton Road, in Fondren. Police on the scenes, wearing rubber gloves, told JFP photographer Trip Burns that the bank was robbed within the last half hour. More information as it's available ...

UPDATE: 12:26 PM

A BancorpSouth employee inside the building just moments ago said "We're OK." This employee has been instructed not to make any statements to the press.

According to the Jackson Police Department, there were no injuries, nor was any weapon used in the robbery. The suspect said he had a weapon during the robbery. No witnesses saw any weapon. JFP asked if the suspect said if he had a knife or a gun, and a JPD officer said "he said he had a gun."

The suspect was last seen on foot, heading west. More information soon...

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JPD officers stand outside the BancorpSouth bank on N. State Street.

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The JPD crimes unit van was parked outside about 20 minutes after the robbery. The JPD officers are both wearing latex gloves to gather any evidence.

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Comments

donnaladd 8 years, 1 month ago

My first breaking headline left out the word "State," making it look like "North Street." My apologies.

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justjess 8 years, 1 month ago

I've used that bank for 30+ years. The folks there are kind, supportive and helpful. I hope that everyone is safe and that the robber(s) is/are apprehended!

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