MPD Probes Robberies

Two people reportedly robbed a pizza delivery person at gunpoint Sunday around 2:30 p.m. at Willow Ridge Apartments on Highway 19 south of Meridian.

A man and woman, described as black and in their early twenties, accosted a female and took her money, then fled in a vehicle. There is no description available of the vehicle.

Meridian Police Department spokesman, Dean Harper, said the male suspect is described as 5'9", thin and had a shaved head. The female suspect is described as 5'8", heavy set and with shoulder-length hair.

A separate robbery happened Sunday around 8:30 p.m. at the Big-K on Roebuck Drive in Meridian. That suspect displayed no weapon, but took money from the clerk and fled in an older model blue compact car, possibly a Toyota Camry.

Anyone with information on these crimes, or any other crime, is asked to call Crimestoppers at 485-1860.


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