Hattiesburg Check Into Cash robbed for the third time this year

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Police are looking for a lone gunman who robbed a business on West Hardy Street Thursday.

Investigators said a man carrying a gun entered the Check Into Cash located in the Arbor Shopping Center on Hardy Street at about 11:30 a.m. and demanded money from the two clerks who were working at the time.

He escaped with an undetermined amount of cash and was believed to be headed east on foot and then possibly north toward Hardy Street.

He is described as a black male, approximately 5 foot 9 inches in height and weighing around 220 pounds. He was wearing a brown t-shirt and dark pants.

This is the third time the business has been robbed this year.