Crime

Gautier police arrest two in armed holdup of wireless store

Police have arrested two 19-year-old suspects in the armed robbery of AT&T Wireless on U.S. 90.

Police identified them Monday as Mytreal Larae Matthews Jr. and Keyon Kershun Tyson. The two are accused of holding a clerk at gunpoint while taking merchandise. Police have said they left evidence behind that could identify them. What the evidence was hasn’t been released.

The holdup was reported at 7:12 p.m. July 11 from the business at 2525 U.S. 90.

Matthews and Tyson were taken into custody Saturday, Gautier Police Capt. Casey Baxter said, and their bonds were set at $25,000.

Police still want information about the crime. To give a tip, call the Gautier Police Department at 228-497-2486 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews

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