Bank robbers suspected of hitting second Joaquin location

JOAQUIN, TX (KTRE) - JOAQUIN, Texas (KTRE) - Authorities believe the two men who robbed a Joaquin bank in early November have robbed a second bank in the same town on Thursday.

According to Sheriff Newton Johnson, two black men used a gun to rob the Haslam branch of Texas State Bank at about 1:20 p.m. They then used an employee's vehicle to leave the location. Authorities found the vehicle a short distance away and are investigating the scene.

Johnson said he believes these are the same two men that robbed another Texas State Bank location in Joaquin on Nov. 4.

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