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HPD responds to armed robbery attempt

The house where police responded to an armed robbery on Magnolia Street. Source: WDAM The house where police responded to an armed robbery on Magnolia Street. Source: WDAM
HPD responded to reports of an armed robbery on Magnolia Street. Source: WDAM HPD responded to reports of an armed robbery on Magnolia Street. Source: WDAM
HATTIESBURG, MS -

Hattiesburg police responded to the 600 block of Magnolia Avenue in reference to an armed robbery attempt around 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

According to Lt. Jon Traxler, during the attempt the suspect used a firearm to strike the victim, causing it to discharge. However, no one was injured by the stray bullet.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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