Hattiesburg man jailed on armed robbery charge

Hattiesburg man jailed on armed robbery charge
Tavell Whitfield. SOURCE: HPD

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Police arrested a Hub City man wanted for armed robbery.

Tavell Whitfield, 21, was arrested at an apartment on Eagle Drive by HPD around 8 p.m. Thursday. 

Whitfield was being sought for an outstanding warrant for armed robbery that happened July 12, 2017 in the 100 block of Mable Street.

According to Hattiesburg Police Lt. LaTosha Myers Mitchell, Whitfield suffered a gunshot wound to the neck by the victim in the robbery. 

Whitfield is being held in the Forrest County Regional Jail.