deputies seek robbery suspect

Published 5:23 pm Saturday, September 22, 2018

Warren County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man wanted in connection with the attempted robbery of the Dollar General Store on Tiffintown Road Thursday night.

According to sheriff’s department reports, the man entered the store about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, picked up a small item and took it to the counter.

When the clerk opened the register to make change, the man reached over and attempted unsuccessfully to take money out of the register drawer.

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When his attempt failed, he left the store, riding off on a small dirt bike-like motorcycle.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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