Man Beaten during Strong Armed Robbery

Police say a man is recovering in a local hospital after being beaten during a strong armed robbery.

(MGN Online)

Meridian, Miss. One man is in a Meridian hospital after being severely beaten during a strong armed robbery on Friday evening.

MPD says it happened just before 6 p.m. in the 5800 block of 5th Street. Lt. John Griffith says officers chased the suspect on foot and were able to apprehend him.

The victim's injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The investigation is ongoing.

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