Robbery victim hospitalized, attackers still at large

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A Gulfport robbery victim is in critical condition, and the men who sent him to the hospital are still on the loose.

Investigators say they need your help finding the two young, black men who they say attacked the man and stole from the business, World Gold and Silver Buyers on Pass Road.

When officers arrived at the shop Tuesday morning around 10:30, they found the injured man and called for an ambulance. They believe he was struck in the head during the hold up.

Both of the suspected robbers are believed to be in their early 20s. The first suspect is described as being between 5' 07" and 5' 10" with a dark complexion , thin build, and braided hair, which was pulled into a pony tail. The second suspect is about 5" 10", 150 pounds, a medium complexion and short cut hair.

Police said a small gray vehicle, possibly a Mitsubishi Galant, was seen at the business at the time of the robbery, with two men inside.

If you have any information that could help police, call (228) 868-5959. You can also contact Crimestoppers at, by telephone at 1-877-787-5898, or by texting CSTIP (plus your message) to 274637(CRIMES).

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