Bancorp South bank robbery suspect wanted

Gulfport police are searching for a suspect involved in a bank robbery in Gulfport.

Shortly after 9:45 this morning, a black female walked into the Bancorp South Bank on Cowan Road. The female approached the teller and demanded money using a note.

After receiving the money, the suspect then fled the scene. The suspect is believed to be in her mid-30s and is approximately 5’6”, 160 pounds.

The suspect was wearing what appeared to be an afro-wig and sunglasses and appeared to have cosmetic work done.

Gulfport police say no weapons were involved and this is an active investigation. Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania said, “Right now, we are continuing the investigation and looking at the surrounding area. We have received phone calls of other people who say they have seen her in the area. If anybody thinks they may have had contact with her, know her, or have seen her definitely give us a call.”

You can contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5900 with any information you may have about this robbery.

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