Man allegedly robbed at gunpoint Monday

Published 10:37 pm Tuesday, March 4, 2014

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Police Department is investigating a Monday armed robbery in the area of Monroe and Rankin streets.

According to NPD Detective Jerry Ford, a man filed a report with police saying a man he did not know pulled a gun on him and demanded money as he walked along the former raised railroad track in the Monroe Street area.

After the victim gave the robber an undetermined amount of money, the assailant ran away, Ford said.

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Anyone with information about the crime can contact Crime Stoppers at 601-442-5000.