Armed robbery suspect on the loose in Ocean Springs


The Ocean Springs Police Department is searching for a man wanted for an attempted robbery of a Dollar General Store on Bienville Boulevard.
Police say the masked man entered the store with a handgun, wearing a black beanie, white gloves, light colored blue jeans and a black mask.
He approached an employee and told her to take him to the safe in the back, demanding she open it and threatening bodily harm. She started screaming, telling the suspect she didn’t know the combination. Another co-worker heard her screams and called 911.
The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ocean Springs Police Department at 228-875-2211 or call Crime Stoppers.