Police Say Attempted Robbery Reported

Meridian, Miss. The Meridian Police Department says a citizen reported a robbery attempt Saturday night.

It happened around 10 p.m Saturday in the 200 block of 31st Avenue.

The victim told police someone tried to rob him at gunpoint but he was able to run away. He said the would-be robber fired a gun at him as he ran, but the victim was not harmed.

The MPD is investigating. Anyone who might have information about the incident may report it to Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.