Hattiesburg Police bust alleged gambling ring

Hattiesburg Police raided a suspected illegal gambling operation in east Hattiesburg around noon Sunday.

Around 60 people were detained for questioning after police arrested the owners of Hyatt's Brothers Discount Grocery and Seafood at 819 Edwards St. Eight individuals were taken into custody.

Police said an alleged illegal football gambing ring was operating out of the establishment wherean undisclosed amount of cash was confiscated in addition to paperwork, ledgers and other evidence.