Man arrested for armed robbery in Hattiesburg

Man arrested for armed robbery in Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg police are searching for a suspect in an attempted armed robbery on Thursday. (Photo source: HPD)
Michael Smith was taken into custody at the Broadway Inn at 1818 Broadway Drive. Charges are pending at this time. (Photo source: HPD)
Michael Smith was taken into custody at the Broadway Inn at 1818 Broadway Drive. Charges are pending at this time. (Photo source: HPD)
If you have any information of this man's identity or whereabouts, please contact HPD or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867. (Photo source: HPD)
If you have any information of this man's identity or whereabouts, please contact HPD or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867. (Photo source: HPD)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police arrested a man wanted for armed robbery Friday.

Michael Smith was taken into custody at the Broadway Inn at 1818 Broadway Drive, according to Hattiesburg police. Charges are pending at this time.

Police responded to Walmart on US-98 around 10:30 a.m. Thursday after a victim said she was sitting in her vehicle when a man approached her and demanded her money, according to Hattiesburg police. After refusing, the suspect said that he had a knife before he left running in the direction of Sam's and got in a silver car.

If you have any information of this man's identity or whereabouts, please contact HPD or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867.