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Police: Man wore 'Scream' mask in Miss. robberies

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(CBS/AP) MERIDIAN, Miss. - You might think a mask from the slasher movie "Scream" would be a pretty good disguise for a robber - after all, just about everyone in America seems to own one, right?

Well, the getup didn't prevent police in Mississippi from tracking down 33-year-old Jerry Jones, an Indianapolis man accused of robbing two convenience stores in Meridian, Miss. last Friday.

Jones is suspected of robbing the two stores roughly four hours apart, The Meridian Star reported Monday.

Both times, authorities say, he was wearing a mask like the one worn by the villain in "Scream," the cult flick starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore and David Arquette.

No one was injured in either robbery.

(btw, it wasn't THAT Jerry Jones, either)

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