Police: Three juveniles with gun arrested

Moss Point Police Department has announced the arrest of three juveniles following an incident...
Moss Point Police Department has announced the arrest of three juveniles following an incident on Wednesday afternoon.(MGN)
Published: Jul. 7, 2022 at 4:52 PM CDT
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MOSS POINT, Miss. (WLOX) - Moss Point Police Department has announced the arrest of three juveniles following an incident on Wednesday afternoon.

At around 1:45pm, officers responded to reports of juveniles with a gun attempting to break into houses on General Ike Avenue. Upon arrival, three juveniles on bicycles were located fitting the description made by the caller.

The suspects were detained, and a backpack carried by one of the suspects was searched. A rifle-caliber pistol, stolen items, and a felony amount of marijuana were recovered.

All three suspects were then arrested and taken to the Jackson County Youth Court pending a detention hearing.

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