Couple arrested in Miss. suspected in Neb. robbery

Published 12:05 am Wednesday, February 4, 2009

A Tennessee couple arrested in Mississippi are suspects in a string of bank robberies, including one in Lincoln.

Lincoln police say 31-year-old Michael Watson and 26-year-old Nikki Watson were arrested Friday after a bank robbery in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Michael Watson was charged with armed robbery in that case. His wife faces a charge of being an accessory.

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They’re suspected in the Jan. 22 robbery at a US Bank branch in Lincoln, but no charges have been filed.