Meridian police were called out to an armed robbery Sunday afternoon about 3:30.
Officials say a black male approached a man working in his yard in the 2900 block of Highway 45, pointed a gun at him, and demanded his belongings.
Authorities say the suspect reached into the victim's pocket himself and ran away with the contents.
Police described the suspect as a black male of average height and weight.
A strong armed robbery was reported in Meridian Saturday around 1 a.m. It happened in the 2500 block of Old Marion Road.
Police say a man was held down by two men and four women and robbed of his money.
Police say they don't have a good description of the suspects.
If you have any information about these or any other crimes, you're asked to call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.
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