Police issue Eagle Alert after armed robbery at USM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - University of Southern Mississippi police issued an eagle alert around 11:40pm Thursday after a suspect displayed a handgun to a Pinehaven resident and then fled the scene.  Police described the suspect as a black male, believed to be in his early 20s, approximately 6'1", 200lbs, and wearing a dark gray Southern Miss sweatshirt.

Police are continuing to search for the suspect.  If you have any information about this crime call 601.266.4986.

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