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February 21, 2013

Gunman demands cash from woman

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.

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