Police Investigate Robberies

Meridian, Miss.

Meridian police are looking into two armed robberies that happened Apr. 13.

The first incident happened around 10:45 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of 17th Street.

Officers responded to the scene and found a victim who was shot in the leg.

The victim says that a man took his vehicle at gunpoint. The vehicle was found later in the day by police.

The second occurrence was a strong-armed robbery around 7:30 p.m. in the 100 block of 8th Avenue South.

The victim says a black male and white male took cash from him, but no further description was available.

Both of these cases remain under investigation. If you have any information on these robberies, you may report it to Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860, or in Meridian, call 311.