Moss Point police working to identify Dollar General robbery suspect

Moss Point police working to identify Dollar General robbery suspect
(Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)
(Photo source: Moss Point Police Department)

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - Moss Point police are working to identify the suspect who reportedly robbed the Dollar General store on Main St. Police Chief Art McClung said the robbery happened Sunday night around 8:30.

According to police, the suspect walked into the store and acted like he was going to buy a bag of potato chips.

McClung said when the clerk opened the cash register to give the man change, he pulled out a handgun and ordered the employee to give him money. Authorities said the suspect took the cash and ran from the store.

McClung said the suspect is described as a black man weighing between 180 to 200 pounds and standing around six feet tall. The suspect has balding hair and was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

If you can identify this man, please call Moss Point police at 228-475-1711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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