2 sought in Hub City armed robbery

2 sought in Hub City armed robbery
Hattiesburg Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Monday in the Hub City. Source: WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Monday in the Hub City.

According to Hattiesburg Police Public Information Officer Lt. Jon Traxler, officers responded to 809 James Street in reference to a fight.

"When officers arrived they located the victim who advised they were outside their apartment when two black males approached them and asked to go in their apartment," said Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler. "The victim advised one suspect then pulled a handgun striking them in the head and took a wallet with money and a cell phone."

Traxler added that the suspects fled on foot and the victim was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

If you have any information pertaining to the crime, contact Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.