Crime

Can you help identify this armed robbery suspect?

MOSS POINT -- Moss Point police are searching for a suspect in the Sunday armed robbery of a Dollar General store.

The robbery occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday when the suspect gave the clerk money for potato chips, then pulled a gun from his pants and ordered her to hand over the cash, Police Chief Art McClung said.

Afterwards, the suspect left the store on Main Street and headed north on foot behind the business on Mississippi 613. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is a black man who is either bald or balding, about 5-foot-11 to 6 feet tall and weighs 180 to 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue hoodie sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information should call the Moss Point Police Department at 475-1711 or call Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest. All calls are confidential.

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