Woman Transported to Hospital after Robbery

Meridian, Miss. A woman was taken to the hospital after a strong armed robbery at an assisted living center Saturday evening.

Meridian police say a black female carrying a gas can knocked on a resident's door at Deville Manor, asking for assistance. Detectives say the suspect then took the victim's purse and fled the scene. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.

If you have information about the suspect in this case, you can call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860 or dial 311.