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Suspect in Murphysboro bank robbery caught in Arkansas

Murphysboro Police Dept. (provided)
The suspect accused of robbing the Regions Bank in Murphysboro on August 25, 2022.

The man wanted for Thursday morning's robbery at Regions Bank in Murphysboro was taken into custody Friday afternoon in Garland County Arkansas.

The Murphysboro Police Department reports the suspect has been identified as 58-year-old John Earl Hall from Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Officers say the suspect got away with about $3,500 from the bank robbery in Murphysboro.

Hall is also wanted for robbing a bank Tuesday in Henderson County Kentucky.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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