Armed bank robbery in Lewisport

Hancock Clarion photo/Hancock County Sheriff’s Office

By Dave Taylor

After three suspects robbed the Lewisport branch of Hancock Bank at gunpoint last Thursday before fleeing in a getaway car, police converged on the area looking for anything to identify the robbers or their whereabouts. This reporter, covering the county’s first armed bank robbery in modern memory, got swept up in a series of circumstances that ended with a DNA swab in the sheriff’s office.

See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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