Robbery reported on Security

Published 11:34 am Tuesday, November 15, 2011

A strong-arm robbery was reported Monday at 9:48 p.m., Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

The victim said he was sitting in his car in the 3600 block of Security Street between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., talking with friends, when a man approached, punched him in the mouth and took $15 from the vehicle’s center console before running into the woods, Stewart said.

It was not known why the victim waited to report the robbery, he said.

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The suspect was described as a black male about 20 years old, 6 feet tall, weighing 180 pounds and wearing a camouflage jacket.