Suspect sought in armed bank robbery

Photo: Citizens National Bank, 7045 Goodman Road in Olive Branch, where Wednesday’s armed robbery took place. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)

Olive Branch Police are investigating a Wednesday morning armed robbery at a local bank. 

Officers were called to the Citizens National Bank location at 7045 Goodman Road regarding a report of a robbery.  

A man, described by witnesses as being a black male, entered the building, displayed a weapon, and demanded money from a teller.  

With an undisclosed amount of money, the man then left the scene in a silver Nissan Maxima with black rims.  

Surveillance image of the armed bank robbery suspect and the getaway vehicle. (Courtesy Olive Branch Police Department)

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the Olive Branch Police Department at 662-892-9400 or DeSoto County Crime Stoppers at 662-429-8477. 

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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