Hattiesburg police arrest armed robbery suspect

Hattiesburg police arrest armed robbery suspect

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police arrested a suspect in an armed robbery of a liquor store on Friday.

Police said Jarvis Devonte Anderson, 18, entered South Pointe Wine and Liquor and stole a black bag containing the store's bank deposit on Jan. 15. Anderson assaulted the clerk and displayed a handgun before leaving on foot in the direction of Edwards Street, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department.

Anderson turned himself in and was taken into custody. He faces one county of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.