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Man Robs Downtown Jonesboro Bank This Afternoon

SEPTEMBER 5, 2006 - Posted at 2:26 p.m. CDT, updated at 3:32 p.m. CDT

 

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police have captured a man accused of robbing a Jonesboro bank early this afternoon.

According to JPD sergeant Steve McDaniel, a white male identified as 51-year-old Lloyd Ford entered the Region's Bank main branch at 300 South Church Street at approximately 12:15 p.m., walked to a teller's window and said "This is a robbery."  He left the bank on foot with an undetermined amount of money.

Witnesses led police to a nearby attorney's office in the 300 block of South Church, where the suspect was arrested. 

The incident remains under investigation by the JPD, as well as the FBI.

K8 News has a crew at the crime scene and will have more information tonight on K8 News at Six, and Nightbeat.

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