Convenience Store Robbed, Suspects Apprehended

Meridian, Mississippi Meridian Police responded to an armed robbery call at a convenience store early Sunday morning.

Captain Dean Harper says a robbery occurred at the Cefco on 45th Avenue between 4:30 and 5:00 a.m. Harper tells Newscenter 11 two masked men entered the store and robbed the clerk, fired a round of shots in the store, and then fled the scene on foot. The clerk was not injured.

MPD officers spotted the suspects within an hour of when the robbery took place and apprehended them after a brief foot chase. Charges are pending.