Man robs Hattiesburg business armed with hammer

The Hattiesburg Police department is searching for a robbery suspect.

Authorities said a male suspect entered Any Day's a Pay Day located on Hwy 49 around 2:30 p.m. Monday. He displayed a hammer and demanded money from the clerk. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the scene, and then the suspect then fled on foot. The suspect was described as a black male weighing about 170 pounds, about 5 feet 11 inches in height, and wearing blue jean pants, a red shirt and ski mask.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact Crimestoppers at 601-582-STOP.