Arrest Made in Wednesday Robbery

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Meridian, Miss.
Meridian police say they have a suspect in custody for the armed robbery of Chimney's Tobacco Store at 5300 5th Street.

The store owner was on duty when the incident happened about 7:30 a.m. The clerk was also assaulted and had to be taken to the hospital.

The MPD released surveillance images of the suspect and later made an arrest. His name was not immediately released because charges had not been formally filed.