Young Woman Suffers Minor Injuries in Strong Armed Robbery

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police are searching for a man accused of taking a young woman's purse near a local convenience store.

It happened about 9:00 Friday night at the intersection of 20th Street and 35th Avenue. Lt. John Griffith says the female victim suffered minor injuries from being dragged. The suspect is described as a black male in his late teens or early 20s, wearing a black hoodie.

If you have any information about this case, you can call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860, or 311.