Male victim beat and robbed after he gave man a ride in Vicksburg

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – According to the Vicksburg Police Department, Tuesday at 3:24 am, a victim entered the police station to report a robbery.

Police said he had given a black male subject whom he knew a ride from the Kings community. Once they arrived at an address on Speed Street, the male struck him several times on his head with a handgun, causing minor injuries.

After striking the victim, the the suspect got away on foot with the victim’s handgun.

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