Bank robbery in Hamburg

Officials with the Hamburg Police Department, the Ashley County Sheriff's Office, the Arkansas State Police and the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office responded Thursday morning to the scene of a reported bank robbery at Southern Bancorp in Hamburg (VAL GAUGHT/News Observer)

Law enforcement officials in Ashley County are investigating a reported bank robbery in Hamburg.

The robbery happened at Southern Bancorp at approximately 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning. Since then, a suspect, Tramon Savage, has been arrested. He is currently being detained in the Ashley County Jail.

Though officials have not yet released full details of the robbery, Hamburg Police Chief Johnny Oliver said Savage allegedly used a handgun during the robbery.

Approximately $3,000 was taken from the bank in the incident. Oliver said all of the money has been recovered.

Officers with the Hamburg city police, the Ashley County Sheriff's Office, the Arkansas State Police and the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the scene following the incident.

The Hamburg Police Department will investigate the matter further.

For full coverage, see the Ashley News Observer's print edition.

--Val Gaught contributed to this report

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