ETX man arrested for theft of money in Titus Co.
Mount Pleasant, Texas (KETK) — A Mount Pleasant man was arrested Wednesday around 11:00 a.m., at a Pittsburg gas station after robbing a local bank.
Dennard Francis Scott, 30, was arrested and taken to the Titus County Jail after authorities found money taken from the Pilgrim Bank in his car.
Officers responded to a hold-up alarm at the Pilgrim Bank located at 2401 South Jefferson Avenue.
While responding to the bank, officers received descriptions of both the suspect and suspect vehicle seen leaving the bank location.
The suspect vehicle was observed exiting the Chili’s parking lot next to the bank then traveling south on Hwy 271 toward Camp County.
A regional broadcast was put out to the Camp County Sheriff’s Office and Pittsburg Police Department asking them to be on the lookout for the suspect vehicle described as a late model small silver SUV.
A short time later deputies with the Camp County Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle and suspect at the Pitt Stop Gas Station located at 908 North Greer Bin Pittsburg. The suspect was detained until Mount Pleasant officers arrived.
"The exact value of the money stolen is not being released, "said Mount Pleasant Chief Wayne Isbell.
This is an ongoing investigation and the details to the offense are not being released. At this time there is no indication that this was a robbery.