Biloxi police working to identify carjacking suspect

Image source: Biloxi Police Department.
Image source: Biloxi Police Department.

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi police are asking for your help to identify a carjacking suspect. Investigator Ray Akins said the carjacking occurred in east Biloxi last Sunday.

Akins said the female victim met the supposed carjacker at the Beau Rivage casino in Biloxi that same day. He said the man hitched a ride to the Island View Casino with the woman. Officials said the carjacking occurred after the pair left that casino.

Authorities said the victim described the suspect as a black male standing about 5'9" and weighing around 235 pounds. She said he had short black hair and appeared to be in his mid 30s. Surveillance footage shows the man has tattoos on his arms, neck and hand.

If you can identify this man you are asked to contact the Biloxi Police Department at 228-702-3112

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