Meridian Star

Local News

November 23, 2012

Bank robbery suspect nabbed

MERIDIAN —     A juvenile girl was taken into custody and charged with attempted bank robbery after an incident that occurred at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    Lt. Dean Harper, commander of the Meridian Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division, said the girl is being held pending the outcome of the investigation and formal charges being filed against her.

    Harper said a bank robbery tone was initiated by an employee at Regions Bank, located at 546 Bonita Lakes Drive. Harper said units of the MPD and the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department responded to the location and began searching the immediate area for the suspect. The suspect was found and arrested without incident behind the hotel. MPD units could be seen in the Meridian Crossroads area as well as the Bonita Lakes Mall area.

    Harper said a weapon was not used in the attempted bank robbery.

    No one was hurt.

1
Text Only
Local News
Facebook
Helium debate
Helium
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide