Meridian Star

February 20, 2013

Gunman demands cash from woman

From staff reports
The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN — A woman was the victim of an attempted armed robbery Tuesday night outside of Old Marion Road Apartments, according to a Meridian Police Department press release.

    A black male approached the woman shortly before midnight and demanded money after brandishing a handgun, according to police. The woman told police she had no money and that the robbery suspect ran away empty handed.

    The man was wearing a blue shirt, black jacket and a hat, the woman told police.

    Anyone with information about the robbery attempt is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-485-1860. The information may be worth cash if arrests made lead to a conviction.