Hancock Co. authorities searching for armed robbery suspect

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A search is underway in Diamondhead for a man who allegedly robbed another man at gunpoint, according to Hancock County Lead Investigator Glenn Grannan.

Grannan said the victim told deputies he was taking a motorcycle ride when he pulled over to rest his legs at The Diamondhead Resort. He said a man came up to him with a semi automatic weapon and took his money.

The victim says the suspect took off into the woods. The man is described as white, 5'9" or 5'10" with several tattoos and was wearing shorts.

Grannan said Baby Steps Daycare & Learning Center on Park Ten Drive is on lock down while authorities search for the suspect.

According to Grannan, the victim told deputies a tall white female was with the man, and she took off in a Lexus.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Hancock County Sheriff's Department at 228-466-6900.

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