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Gulfport police searching for armed robbery suspect

Gulfport say this is the suspect in the June 13 armed robbery. (Photo source: Gulfport Police) Gulfport say this is the suspect in the June 13 armed robbery. (Photo source: Gulfport Police)
Surveillance video shows the suspect's full body during the armed robbery. (Photo source: Gulfport Police) Surveillance video shows the suspect's full body during the armed robbery. (Photo source: Gulfport Police)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Gulfport police need your help identifying a suspect connected to a June 13 armed robbery at Tobacco and Beer Discount at 800 Pass Road.

According to police, the incident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. Authorities said the suspect entered the store and pulled out a handgun.

Shortly after, the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect is described as a black male, medium to heavy build. He was last seen wearing a black shirt with denim colored shorts.

He is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who has information on the suspect or thinks they recognize him is asked to call Gulfport Police at 228-868-5959. You may also call Crimestoppers at 877-787-5898.

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