Armed robbery suspects sought

Published 12:03 am Thursday, May 11, 2017

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for multiple suspects after a man was allegedly robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night.

Maj. Jerry Brown said the victim was playing dice with a friend and some other people he declined to identify at a residence on Country Club Drive. At approximately 9:30 p.m., Brown said four to five males allegedly wearing ski masks walked up behind the victim and pointed guns.

Brown said the suspects reportedly took a .40-caliber Smith and Wesson pistol and $140 in cash. The suspects allegedly fled in a Chrysler 300, possibly gray in color.

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The victim went to a store on Aldrich Street to call in the crime, Brown said. Brown said the victim claimed he panicked and wanted to get out of the area.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 601-442-2752.

People can anonymously use the department’s tip411 app or service. To use the service, text NotAdams and the message to 847411 or download the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Tips App on Apple or Android devices.

Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 601-442-5000. Crime Stoppers offers a reward of up to $1,000 for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect.