Man accused of stealing jewelry from Hattiesburg business

Pine Belt

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Hattiesburg police are working to identify a man wanted in connection to an ongoing grand larceny investigation.

Investigators said the man was involved in a “grab-and-run” theft of about $6,300 worth of jewelry from Kay Jewelers in the Turtle Creek Mall shopping center. The incident happened on April 5 around 2:15 p.m.

According to police, the suspect was involved in incidents at Kay Jewelers in Slidell, Louisiana, and Fultondale, Alabama.

Mt. Juliet police in Tennessee are also searching for the suspect in connection to a sexual assault on Tuesday, April 6. Police said he followed a woman home from the Deja Vu adult club in Nashville and attacked her at her apartment.

Investigators said the man took a large sum of cash and fled. He was allegedly in a newer-model Maroon Cadillac CTS with no license plate.

If you know who the the suspect is, contact Hattiesburg police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.

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