UPDATE: Bond set for burglary suspect

This is a developing story.

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 4:25 PM
Updated: Oct 30, 2018 12:48 PM

Update 10/30/18 12:46 p.m.

Mark Townsend's bond was set at $125,000 in Yalobusha County for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.

Mark Townsend | Photo: Yalobusha County Sheriff's Dept.

Mark Townsend

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YALOBUSHA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A man wanted in several counties for burglary is now behind bars.

U.S. Marshals arrested Mark Townsend at approximately 12:30 p.m. Monday in Hinds County, reports Yalobusha County Sheriff Lance Humphreys.

Townsend was wanted for several burglaries across north Mississippi, including Attala, Carroll, Monroe, Montgomery and Yalobusha counties.

He’s been on the run for more than a month.

He is now in custody in Yalobusha County.

This is a developing story. 

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