Robberies Reported to Police

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police say they are investigating two robbery reports from a 2-day period.

Officials say an elderly man said he was robbed at gunpoint about 10 a.m. Friday in the 2200 block of 41st Street.

The victim said two black male suspects approached him from behind and robbed him before fleeing on foot. The victim was not injured.

Another incident was reported about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. A female told authorities she was robbed in the parking lot of a business in the 2400 block of Highway 19 North. No weapon was displayed.

Police say the suspect was described as a black male who fled in a vehicle but no description was available.


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