Mississippi bank robbery suspect arrested in Memphis

Mississippi bank robbery suspect arrested in Memphis
Clifford Randall Montague (Source: Shelby County Jail)

MEMPHIS, TN (WDAM) - The suspect accused of robbing a bank in Ellisville on Monday has been taken into custody in Memphis, TN, according to officials with the Jones County Sheriff’s Office.

Ellisville police said Clifford Randall Montague robbed the Bancorp South Bank on Hill Street just after noon and got away with several thousand dollars in cash. No one was harmed during the robbery, EPD officials said.

Investigators have linked Montague to two other robberies in Florida, according to Ellisville police. Additionally, investigators with the Jones County Sheriff Office found paperwork linked to Montague’s vehicle in SoSo. Authorities say the vehicle was stolen from Pensacola, FL. It was placed on the NCIC list and found Tuesday in Memphis.

Montague was arrested shortly after the vehicle was found. He is being held at the Shelby County Jail on charges of theft of property and possession of controlled substance with intent to sell.

According to JCSO officials, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting the in case.

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