Gulfport police investigate strong armed robbery

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport police are investigating a strong armed robbery that happened shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday.

According to Sgt. Damon McDaniel, the incident took place at the parking lot at Hardy Court Shopping Center in Gulfport.

McDaniel said two teens encountered two other teens and one of them was assaulted.

He said one of the juveniles took a small amount of the victim's money. According to McDaniel a strong armed robbery is when someone is assaulted without the use of weapons and their money is taken.

Because all those involved in the incident were teenagers, McDaniel said their names won't be released.

Gulfport police are still investigating. Still no word on whether anyone was arrested.

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