Pair arrested in Hattiesburg armed robbery

Pair arrested in Hattiesburg armed robbery
Brooke Walters and Willie Crosby

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A pair of Hattiesburg residents are behind bars in connection to a weekend armed robbery.

Willie Crosby, 27, and Brooke Walters, 24, were arrested Sunday night after an armed robbery in the 6500 block of U.S. Hwy 49.

According to Hattiesburg Police officials, victims were approached by Crosby and Walters and robbed at gun point for money.

The two fled on foot after the alleged robbery, and were later apprehended by Hattiesburg Police in the same area along U.S. 49.