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Gulfport police need help identifying man after armed robbery at bank

Gulfport police are looking for this person in connection with a reported bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at Regions Bank on U.S. Highway 49.
Gulfport police are looking for this person in connection with a reported bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at Regions Bank on U.S. Highway 49. Gulfport Police Department

Gulfport police are asking for the public’s help after an armed robbery at Regions Bank.

Police responded to the Regions Bank branch at 9420 U.S. 49 around 2 p.m. Tuesday after an armed robbery was reported.

Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspect.

He was wearing a gray cap, dark-colored hoodie, blue jeans and tennis shoes.

“The man walked into the bank and demanded cash,” said Gulfport police Sgt. Clayton Fulks. “He left with an undetermined amount of cash.”

Anyone with information should call the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959.

The Sun Herald will update this story as information becomes available.

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