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Man convicted of robbing Regions Bank on Veterans Pkwy.

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 COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A man was convicted for robbing the Regions Bank on Veterans Parkway in Columbus back on June 2, 2015.

Byron McCollum's trial took place Thursday in Columbus. Testimony at the trail showed that McCollum and Michael Lee Hall entered the bank with handguns, and demanded money.

Further testimony also revealed MCollum drove off in a red Cheverolet Camaro that was stolen, later abandoned it and drove to Macon in a Cadillac he owned.

Sentencing is scheduled for July 6, 2016. In addition to the June 2015 bank robbery, McCollum committed a previous bank robbery in Columbus in 1985.

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