MPD Investigates Dairy Queen Robbery

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police say they are looking for the man who held up Dairy Queen on Highway 39 North at gunpoint Thursday a little after 10 p.m.

Police say the man came into the restaurant, pointed the gun at an employee, then took the money from the cash register.

"A black male subject pointed a gun at a female and demanded money and fled the scene wearing a green bandanna, red skull cap and black shirt," said Detective Dareall Thompson.

Thompson says the suspect was on foot, and ran north after leaving the restaurant.

If you have any information about this armed robbery, call Crimestoppers at 855-485-8477. You don't have to give your name.