Laurel police searching for suspect involved in beating and robbery

The Laurel Police Department is searching for a male they describe as being Lemuel Henry, 32. According to authorities, Henry approached a woman Tuesday night and attempted to rob her in the 1200 block of Lucas Street. Police say when the victim refused, that's when Henry assaulted and robbed her.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Jones County Crime Stoppers or Laurel Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 601-399-4440.

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