Two People Robbed at Gunpoint

Meridian, Miss.

Meridian police are looking for a suspect in a Friday afternoon armed robbery.

Police say a driver and his passenger were robbed at gunpoint after they stopped to give a ride to a stranger. It happened about 1:45 p.m. at 13th Avenue and 21st Street.

Police say the suspect stole all their money as well as their cell phones, then jumped out and ran.

The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion. He's about 5' 6", 165 pounds, and was wearing khaki pants, a white shirt and a red ball cap at the time.

If you have any information about the incident, call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.


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