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Police want to ID woman sought in fake-check scams at Hancock Bank branches

Police say this woman is wanted for taking fake checks to Hancock Bank locations in Biloxi and neighboring states.
Police say this woman is wanted for taking fake checks to Hancock Bank locations in Biloxi and neighboring states.

A woman police say has tried to cash fake checks at Hancock Bank branches in Louisiana and Alabama apparently has added Mississippi to her list.

The woman, recently photographed in a Biloxi bank, is also sought on fraudulent check charges in neighboring states, Biloxi Detective Steve Kelley said.

Biloxi police released surveillance pictures Friday that were taken about 11:50 a.m. Sept. 13 at Hancock Bank on Howard Avenue, Kelly said.

Anyone with information on the woman or the incident is asked to call the Biloxi Police Department at (228) 392-0641 or its Criminal Investigations Division at (228) 435-6112, or you can email the Biloxi Criminal Intelligence Unit at ciu@biloxi.ms.us.

Tipsters can contact Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898 or mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

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