Attempted armed robbery leads to chase through Meridian

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -- Meridian police are looking for suspects in an attempted armed robbery early Friday morning.

It happened outside the car wash at the CEFCO on Highway 19 near Mosby Road. Sergeant Dareall Thompson says the victim told police that three suspects tried to rob the victim, but they did not get anything.

Thompson says the suspects jumped into a car and then drove away from the scene. Police pursued them all the way to the intersection of 15th Avenue and 21st Street.

The suspects abandoned the car, then ran off into the woods. Police are looking for the suspects.

The car was hauled off from that scene.

If you have any information, please call Meridian police or call Crimestoppers at (855) 485-TIPS.