Woman reportedly robbed at gunpoint on St. Catherine Street

Published 3:32 am Friday, May 12, 2017

NATCHEZ — Police are searching for a man who reportedly robbed a woman at gunpoint early Tuesday morning on St. Catherine Street.

Natchez Police Department Lt. Julius Steele said the victim reported she was leaving her residence at Cedars Apartments at approximately 2:45 a.m. when she was approached by a man who pointed a gun at her and demanded money.

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Steele said the woman told the gunman she only had $3 she was going to use to buy ice, and the man accused her of lying, took her purse, emptied its contents, took the money and fled.

Anyone with information about the robbery should contact 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.

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