Bomb threat reported at BancorpSouth on McDowell Rd

Update 12/27/2017 5:35 p.m.: The Jackson bomb squad is at the BancorpSouth on McDowell Road. Crews are now sweeping the building for explosives.

Officials tell us that a caller made threats to the bank six different times this afternoon. The anonymous person told bank employees there was a bomb in the building and they had three minutes to put $100,000 in a white shed behind the bank.

The bank immediately closed and workers called police. That section of McDowell Road has been closed for hours.

Officials say that the bank will be able to trace the caller.

JACKSON, Miss.(WJTV) – Police are working a bomb threat at the BancorpSouth on McDowell Rd.

We have a crew on the way to the scene.

Stay with us for more updates on WJTV.com.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s