USM issues Eagle Alert for campus theft

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The University of Southern Mississippi issued an Eagle Alert shortly after lunch for a campus theft.

University police advised the Hattiesburg campus of the theft of a purse from a student at Montague and Pinehave Circle around noon.

According to the alert, no weapon was used in the reported theft.

The alert described the suspect as a black male, 5'5 with a slender build wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt and gray sweat pants.

If you have any information related to the incident, please call UPD at 601-266-4986.

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