Deputies capture armed robbery suspect in Jackson

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HINDS CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Hinds County Sheriff’s Office captured an armed robbery suspect on Wednesday.

Deputies say the suspect, Deangelo Dent, jumped out of a window from the Hinds County Courthouse on Pascagoula Street. He then fled on foot into a wooded area on Court Street near South Street.

Hinds deputies sent out a tweet confirming the suspect’s capture, “In custody—Escaped robbery suspect, Deangelo Dent is in custody thanks to assistance from local, state and federal law enforcement officials.”

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