Update Sept. 21, 2021, 7:18 p.m.
The Starkville Police Department confirmed that they arrested 31-year-old Laquavis Collier in connection to the bank robbery on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
Robbery at the Renasant Bank branch on Lampkin Street in Starkville on Sept. 21, 2021.
Around 3:28 p.m. that afternoon, officers responded to a bank robbery call and converged on the area where the suspect had demanded money from the Renasant Bank and then fled on foot.
The officers then made contact with an individual matching the suspect's description near the intersection of Gillespie St. and Spring St.
Police then arrested Collier, a Starkville native, and charged him with robbery after further investigation.
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STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The Starkville Police Department is currently investigating a bank robbery at one of the city's Renasant Bank locations.
Police confirmed the incident happened at the branch on Lampkin Street.
Police reported no injuries.
A person is in custody.
We continue to investigate a bank robbery at Renasant Bank on Lampkin St. We have an individual in custody and no injuries were reported.
— Starkville PD (@Starkville_PD) September 21, 2021