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BBVA Compass Bank Robber Caught

BBVA Compass Bank Robber Caught

Mobile police have caught the man who robbed the BBVA Compass Bank, located on 2607 Dauphin Island Parkway, last Friday, December 22, 2017. Armed with a semi-automatic handgun and wearing an army green wool mask, 62-year-old Terry Devan Smith entered the bank around 12:55 p.m. and demanded money.  The teller compiled and Smith fled in a dark grey Ford Mustang.

On Wednesday, December 27, 2017, officers spotted Smith’s vehicle pulling onto Broad Street from Savannah Street. Smith was taken into custody. A search warrant was conducted on his residence where the clothing and handgun used during the robbery were found.

Smith was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery.

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