Same suspect sought in two armed robberies

Same suspect sought in two armed robberies
(Photo source: Wiggins Police Department)
(Photo source: Wiggins Police Department)
(Photo source: Harrison County Sheriff's Department)
(Photo source: Harrison County Sheriff's Department)

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Authorities in Wiggins and Gulfport are investigating two armed robberies that happened just hours apart over the weekend.

The suspect in both cases was wearing a mask, a blue Nautica hooded sweatshirt, and made their getaway in a dark colored sedan.

Lt. Coley Judy, with the Harrison County Sheriff's Department, said the suspect robbed the Magnolia Bay Hotel on Canal Rd. around 1:40 a.m. Sunday. Wiggins police reported the same suspect robbed the Cabin Store at gunpoint earlier in the evening.

Investigators believe a second suspect was driving the getaway vehicle after both robberies.

If you can identify this man or have any information that could help investigators solve this case, please call the Wiggins Police Department at 601-928-5444, the Harrison County Sheriff's Department at 228-865-7060, or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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