Petal man arrested, charged with selling stolen baseball

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - A Petal man is in jail after allegedly trying to sell a Mickey Mantle baseball stolen from a Hattiesburg sports store.

Thomas Marlin Norris allegedly tried to sell the Mantle memorabilia to a sports store in Biloxi.

The store owner knew about the Hattiesburg theft and called police. Norris was arrested in Hattiesburg on a Harrison County warrant.

The baseball is valued at $1,200 dollars.

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