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2 Arrested in Bank Robbery

1 October 2003

TUNICA, Mississippi – As reported by the Associated Press: ``Two people have been arrested, another was being questioned and a fourth was being sought after a Tuesday morning robbery at a Tunica County bank, police said.

``Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Warren Strain said Tuesday evening the suspects could face federal bank robbery charges.

``Officers said First Security Bank on U.S. 61 was robbed shortly before 9 a.m. by two people wearing ski masks and armed with handguns. The two forced bank employees at gunpoint to open a cash drawer and took an undisclosed amount of money.

``…In another case, county officials said a 31-year-old Memphis man, who worked as a casino security guard, Ankor Maurice McDonald, was arrested by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation in connection with the Sept. 22 robbery of the Horseshoe Casino…"

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