Gulfport police seek armed bank robber
Gulfport police are looking for a man they say tried to rob the Community Bank on Pass Road on Saturday morning.
A press release said the man was wearing a Halloween mask when he demanded money from a teller. The man was armed with a handgun. The bank employee locked herself in a room and called police. The would-be robber fled without any cash. No one was injured.
The robber is described as a short man aged 20 to 30 and wearing all black. Police released photos of the man taken by surveillance cameras.
Anyone with information is asked to call Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898 or at www.mscrimestoppers.com.
A video frame shows a man in a mask attempting to rob Community Bank in Gulfport on Saturday.