MPD Investigates Pair of Strong Armed Robberies

Meridian, Miss.

Meridian police say officers responded to a report of a strong armed robbery Thursday around 5 a.m. in the 600 block of 52nd Avenue.

Officials say a female was robbed of her purse by two black males who fled on foot. The victim was not injured.

Police also said a strong armed robbery was reported Thursday about 8:35 p.m. It happened in the 1600 block of 11th Avenue.

The 88-year-old victim told officers he was robbed of his wallet in his home by a black male who fled on foot. The victim was not hurt.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to report the information to Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.