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New Albany Bank Robbery

Posted by Michelle Lowe | August 02, 2012 / 08:50pm | Local News, Crime

MARSHALL CO. Miss. - (WCBI) One man is arrested after a brazen bank robbery Thursday afternoon.

Deputies arrested 39-year old Marlon Devon Thomas of Memphis around 3:30 p.m near Potts Camp.

Police say Thomas robbed the New Albany Bancorpsouth at the intersection of Highways 78 and 15 around 1:30 pm.

Chief David Grisham released a statement, that no weapon was involved and that a g-p-s tracking device was placed in the bag of money by one the tellers, leading to his location.

According to reports, Thomas led New Albany police and deputies from Union, Marshall and Desoto County up Highway 78 before his arrest.

He was taken to the Union County jail.

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