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Suspect tazed and arrested after making threats of shooting inside local bank



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(Photo by David Day)

One suspect is in custody after threatening a shooting at a local bank.

Shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Vicksburg police officers were dispatched to Cadence Bank on Indiana Avenue in reference to a disturbance.

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One suspect is in custody after making threats inside of Cadence Bank on Indiana Avenue. (Photo by David Day)

Initial reports indicated a male individual was inside the bank making threats of shooting.

The suspect exited the side of the building as VPD units arrived and were able to be detained after officers deployed tasers.

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Police were able to detain the suspect after deploying tasers. (Photo by David Day)

Upon searching the suspect, drug paraphernalia was discovered in his possession. No weapon was reported to have been recovered.

The suspect’s name has not been released at this time.

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