Police Seek Information in Edgewater Mall Robbery

Police are still investigating a robbery that happened at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi last night.
Investigators say a 21 year old woman was attacked by an unknown black male outside of Belk at around 8:45 last night. The victim reported that as she was leaving the store, the unknown suspect grabbed her purse and a struggle ensued. The suspect managed to pull the purse away causing the woman to strike her head on the ground, resulting in minor injuries. The man was last seen running east through the parking lot. He is described as a tall, black male with a thin build and short dreads. He was wearing a red and white tank top with stone washed shorts.
Biloxi Police Department Criminal Investigator Grandver Everett said, “we just encourage everybody now, once you’re going out, you know try to do it with somebody else. Try not to go alone if at all possible. In the event that you are alone, use your situational awareness, look around. If it’s something that puts you, gives you that feeling that it’s unsafe, slow it down, step back and try to assess the situation.”
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Biloxi Police Department at 228-392-0641 or call Crime-Stoppers.

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