HPD needs public’s help locating armed robbery suspect

Pine Belt
Jarvis Anderson

HATTIESBURG, Miss.(WHLT) – Hattiesburg Police Department are looking for a male suspect that robbed a business on Monday.

On January 15, there was a report of an armed robbery at South Pointe Wine and Liquor on US Highway 49.

Officials say 18-year-old Jarvis Devonte Anderson entered the business, obtained a black backpack located behind the business counter and attempted to flee the store.

The clerk engaged in a physical altercation and the suspect displayed a handgun.

The suspect then fled the scene on foot in the direction of Edwards Street in Hattiesburg.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hattiesburg Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

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