Driver of stolen car turns out to be armed robbery suspect

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport Police picked up an armed robbery suspect and another man after they were stopped in a quiet Gulfport neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Biloxi Police officers first noticed the white car in traffic, and thought it matched the description of a stolen vehicle from Ocean Springs. After running the plates, they realized it was indeed the car they were looking for, and followed it into Gulfport.

The stolen car eventually pulled into a driveway in the Park Place subdivision off Ford Street in Gulfport. When officers approached the driver, the man said he was there to visit a friend.

Gulfport Police said one person in the car is wanted for armed robbery. The other was wanted for questioning in Ocean Springs, and was turned over to authorities there.

WLOX News contacted the homeowners who confirmed they do not know the men who were arrested.

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