2 sought in Hub City armed robbery

2 sought in Hub City armed robbery
Hattiesburg police are investigating a Friday armed robbery in the Hub City and are asking the public’s help in identifying the people involved. Source: WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are investigating a Friday armed robbery in the Hub City and are asking the public's help in identifying the people involved.

According to Lt. Jon Traxler, around 9:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to 823 Edwards Street, at the Edwards Street Package Store for a call of an armed robbery.

"Upon their arrival officers met with the reporting part who advised that two black males entered the business displaying a handgun and demanded money," said Traxler. "The employees did not resist them and the suspect took U.S. currency and fled the scene."

Traxler added that this is an ongoing investigation and if anyone has any information contact the Hattiesburg Police Department of Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.