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Armed robbery reported in Natchez

NATCHEZ — Natchez police are investigating a reported armed robbery at Holiday Apartments they believe is actually a drug deal gone bad.

Natchez Police Lt. Craig Godbold said the victim reported he was visiting his girlfriend when he got into a verbal argument with the suspect, an acquaintance. The suspect reportedly hit the victim in the face and took $400 from his pants pockets.

Godbold said police believe the cause of the altercation was that the victim owed the suspect money for drugs.

Anyone with information about the case should call Crime Stoppers at 601-442-5000.

Crime Stoppers offers a reward up to $1,000 for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect. Callers can remain anonymous.