Deputies Probe Assault, Robbery

Investigators say the incident happened sometime between 4:30 p.m. and dark Wednesday in the Dixon Community on Highway 21. That's when they say store owner, 80-year-old Wendell Watkins, was robbed and beaten.

We're told that the suspects stole some guns and an undetermined amount of cash. The only description available is that the suspects are two black males. One was short and one was tall.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Neshoba County Sheriff's Department at (601) 656-1414.


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