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Two sought in armed holdup of Family Dollar in Gulfport

GULFPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT 
 Police say this teen or young adult is one of two sought on an armed robbery charge in the holdup of a Family Dollar Store on Pass Road.
GULFPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT Police say this teen or young adult is one of two sought on an armed robbery charge in the holdup of a Family Dollar Store on Pass Road.

GULFPORT -- Police have released photos of two teens or young men they say robbed a Family Dollar, implying they were armed.

Saturday's holdup was at the Family Dollar at 1016 Pass Road at 8:48 p.m. The store is near Eighth Avenue.

The two went in the store and demanded money, police Sgt. Damon McDaniel said.

They walked away, as far as police know. Believed to be 16 to 20 years old, they are sought on an armed robbery charge.

One wore a black New Orleans Saints ball cap, a black-and-white striped shirt and dark pants, McDaniel said.

The other wore a pink breast-cancer awareness cap, a striped jacket and light-colored shorts.

McDaniel said both are believed to be armed and dangerous.

To give a tip, call Gulfport police at 868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

Or give a tip at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

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