OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Ocean Springs police say three more people reportedly linked to a Walmart armed robbery are in custody. One suspect is a 16-year-old. The others are 18-year-old Albert Morgan III and 20-year-old Gary Desean Perkins. Police charged the trio with armed robbery. Investigators say they were in the get away vehicle Wednesday when Nicholas Jvante Brothern reportedly jumped in and took off.
According to the Ocean Springs Police Department, 1the 17-year-old Brothern reportedly stole a purse from a Walmart shopper and attempted to flee.
Despite being chased by the victim and witnesses, Brothern made it out of the store, pulled out a gun and threatened to shoot everyone.
An OSPD officer - who happened to be inside Walmart at the time of the incident - saw the suspect get into a black, dodge pickup truck with two men and one woman and attempt to leave the parking lot. The officer called in a description of the truck, and officials were able to stop the vehicle and take Brothern into custody.
Brothern is charged with armed robbery and remains in custody.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the OSPD at 228-875-2211.