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Police searching for armed robbery suspects

Hattiesburg Police are looking for two suspects involved in an attempted armed robbery on the Long Leaf Trace Tuesday.

The incident occurred around 11 a.m. on the trail near the intersection of Seventh and Fourth streets.

The victim told police he had been attacked by two black males while riding his bicycle on the trail. The biker said one of the suspects displayed a handgun and demanded property. The victim resisted, and then an altercation ensued. He told police both suspects fled the scene on foot heading west on the trail.

Both males were described as being tall and of medium build. One of the males was wearing a red shirt with no information on the pants. The other was wearing a black shirt with some colored shorts. Both of them were tall and clean shaven. They appeared to be in their mid 20s.

If you have any information on these two suspects call the Hattiesburg Police Department or Crimestoppers at 601-582-7867.

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