Attempted bank robbery in Alto

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 8:06pm

ALTO — RUSK - Four people are behind bars after attempting to rob the Bancorp South Bank off North Marcus Street in Alto.

Rusk Police Chief Joe Evans says 3 males and a female wearing bandanas pulled into the bank parking lot where one person tried to enter to the bank with a handgun and empty bag, but the doors were locked.

They getaway car was pulled by authorities on Highway 80.

The bank robbers are currently being booked into the Cherokee County Jail.


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