Woman took taxi home after robbing bank

Published 8:28 pm Wednesday, September 13, 2017

OCEAN SPRINGS (AP) — A woman accused of robbing a bank and fleeing in a taxi has been arrested.

News outlets report 35-year-old Dominique R. Spears was arrested at her apartment after a Yellow Cab driver told police that he picked her up at a Wells Fargo Bank on Tuesday.

Ocean Springs police Capt. William Jackson says the robbery was reported at 10:51 a.m.  Responding officers received information that the suspect had left the scene in a taxicab.

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A traffic officer followed the taxi and witnessed the driver drop off Spears at the Reserve Apartments about 3 miles from the bank. Police arrested Spears on a robbery charge.