- Associated Press - Friday, September 15, 2017

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Police have made an arrest in connection with a bank robbery in which a dye pack exploded on the suspect in the parking lot.

WKRG-TV reports that Mobile police arrested 55-year-old Gregory Owens around 10:30 p.m. Thursday night, in connection with the Thursday morning robbery of Hancock Bank on Demetropolis Road in Mobile.

A teller had included a dye pack when complying with the gunman’s note demanding cash. Police say Owens had the red dye on him when he was arrested.


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He was booked into Mobile Metro jail on charges of first-degree robbery and illegal possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

It’s unclear if he has a lawyer.



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Information from: WKRG-TV, https://www.wkrg.com/

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