Bank Robbery

The robbery occurred Monday morning around 10 o'clock at the Citizen's Bank branch in Forest, Mississippi. According to the FBI, the lone gunman entered the bank and ordered tellers and customers to the floor at gunpoint.

He then allegedly instructed tellers to fill a bag with an undetermined amount of cash. While in the bank investigators say the man also robbed customers before fleeing on foot. Witnesses describe the bank robber as a black man about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, in his mid-20s with a thin build.

Police say he was armed with a large frame black revolver at the time of the robbery. The FBI is offering a cash reward to anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the FBI or Forest Police at (601) 469-4141.

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