Suspect in '02 Robbery Caught

A tip to law enforcement Monday afternoon led to the capture of an armed robbery suspect.

Demetrius Latrell Oliver was located at a store in Meridian. He is one of two suspects wanted in connection with the November 2002 robbery of M and B Grocery in Meridian.

Officials said at the time that two suspects gained entry through the roof and then confronted employees when the business opened.

One employee was shot in the abdomen during a struggle with the suspects.

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