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Laurel police release names of Taco Bell robbery suspects

Posted at 10:18 AM, Nov 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 00:26:55-05

LAUREL - Laurel police on Tuesday identified two suspects they say robbed a Taco Bell at gunpoint in September.

Police said the man armed with a handgun during the robbery has been identified as 26-year-old Marshall Lee Sipp. An accomplice has been identified as 34-year-old Phillip Surratt. Arrest warrants charging the men with felony robbery have been issued, police said.

The restaurant at 119 SE Fourth St. was robbed on Sept. 12 when a man drove a vehicle into the drive-thru, ordered a drink and then handed a note to an employee demanding money and stating that he had a gun, police previously reported.

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The man was driving a newer maroon Dodge crew cab pickup truck with a grill guard and running boards.

Anyone with information about the crime can call Laurel police at 406-628-8737. Callers can remain anonymous.