Hattiesburg armed robbery suspect sought

Hattiesburg armed robbery suspect sought

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are asking for the public's help in solving an alleged armed robbery that occurred in the parking lot of the Highway 49 Wal-Mart.

According to Hattiesburg police lieutenant Jon Traxler, officers are seeking a white male, wearing a green jacket, blue jeans and a blue beanie that pulled a weapon on two victims demanding prescription medications in the parking lot last Thursday afternoon.

The suspect fled the scene on foot after the incident, and no one was harmed.

If you have any information contact metro crime stoppers at 601-582-STOP.