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Suspect arrested in Petal Post Office robbery

Joe Junior Johnson, 31, is charged with armed robbery in connection with the hold-up of a resident at the Petal Post Office Friday. Joe Junior Johnson, 31, is charged with armed robbery in connection with the hold-up of a resident at the Petal Post Office Friday.
PETAL, MS (WDAM) -

Petal Police and the Forrest Co. Sheriff's Dept. have arrested a suspect in the Friday morning armed robbery of a man in the parking lot of the Petal Post Office. 

Petal Police Investigator Craig Locke said Joe Junior Johnson, 31, was taken into custody at his Petal area residence around midnight Friday and charged with one count of armed robbery.

Johnson is being held in the Forrest Co. Jail. 

The robbery occurred about 9:30 a.m. 

The victim was not hurt.   

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