Police arrest third suspect in Paragould bank robbery

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -- Jonesboro Police told Region 8 News Saturday they have made another arrest in connection to a bank robbery Friday morning in Paragould.

According to Lt. Roy Coleman with JPD, police arrested a third suspect after a tip gave police the whereabouts. Police say the suspect, whose name is not yet being released, was staying at a local motel in Jonesboro.

Coleman says the suspect checked in under a false name and police were able to confirm his identity, and confirm the fact he was a suspect in the robbery.

JPD says the suspect was arrested without incident and was turned over to the Paragould Police Department shortly after the arrest at approximately 3:30.

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PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Paragould Police have made two arrests in connection with Friday morning's bank robbery in Paragould.

At this time, no names have been released.

The arrests were made in conjunction with FBI Agents and the Greene County Sheriff's Department.

At this time, an additional suspect is at large.

Stay with Region 8 News as we continue to track this story.

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PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – Police are currently investigating bank robbery that happened at approximately 8:19 a.m. Friday in Paragould.

According to the Paragould Police Department, a robbery occurred at the Reynold's Road Branch of the First National Bank on 2701 W. Kings Highway. Police say no weapon was used and no one was harmed.

The Paragould Police Criminal Division, FBI's Jonesboro Office, and Greene County Sheriff's Department CID are working to together to follow up on leads. Investigators say they have developed suspects.

Region 8 News will continue tracking this story and will bring you more information as it becomes available on www.kait8.com and on region8togo.com.

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