MPD Investigating Assault, Robbery

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police say they have four suspects in custody as they investigate a reported assault and robbery from early Thursday morning.

Officials say officers responded to the parking lot of a bar on Russell Drive about 1:40 a.m. and saw potential suspects fleeing in a vehicle. Officers gave chase and the suspect vehicle crashed near Hawkins Crossing.

The MPD says after a foot pursuit the driver was apprehended along with three other people in the car.

Police say they are investigating the incident and charges are pending. They say the victim's injuries were not considered life threatening.