MPD Investigating Armed Robbery


Meridian, Miss. After a quiet Memorial Day weekend, the Meridian Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday afternoon near a business, just off Highway 19 North.

Detective Dareall Thompson says it happened about 2:30 when a white male approached the victim in the parking lot of Lee's Donuts in the 1500 block of 65th Avenue. He says the suspect pulled a gun on the victim, demanded money, and then fled the scene.

"It's going to be a white male, white t-shirt and black pants," said Thompson.

Thompson says at this time, it is undetermined how much money the suspect took from the victim.

If you have any information that might help police, you can call the East Mississippi Crimestoppers line at 855-485-8477.


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