Pine Belt man arrested for armed robbery

Pine Belt man arrested for armed robbery
Marcus Linker

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Pine Belt man is behind bars in connection with a Sunday armed robbery that occurred in the 1500 Block of Broadway Drive.

Marcus Linker, 23, was arrested for armed robbery after displaying a shotgun, stealing assorted cigarettes, lighters and a 5 hour energy drink.

Linker was taken into custody after authorities responded to assist AAA Ambulance Service with medical attention at 261 Sullivan Killrain Road. According to a Hattiesburg Police incident report, officered arrived, they found Linker, who matched the description of the armed robbery suspect.

The report stated that Linker was still wearing the same clothes, along with his vehicle matched the description of the one given, and the shotgun was in plain view in the vehicle.