MPD Investigates Armed Robberies

Meridian, Miss.
Meridian police say they are investigating a couple of armed robberies within the past 24 hours.

One happened Tuesday about 7:30 p.m. at a business in the 2400 block of Grandview Avenue.

Police say the clerk told officers a masked black male entered the business, displayed a handgun and robbed the business before fleeing on foot.

Police say there was another armed robbery early Wednesday at 3:20 a.m. Officers were called to the 2300 block of Highway 39 North.

The victim said he was robbed at knife-point by a white male wearing dark pants. The suspect fled on foot.

There were no injuries in either incident.

Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.

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