Vicksburg Police holding two in attempted carjacking

Published 11:56 am Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Vicksburg Police have two people in custody after an attempted armed carjacking at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Fleur De Lis Drive.

According to authorities, two men attempted to take a car from its driver at gunpoint about 10:24 a.m. Monday.

Police have not released the names of the two men in custody and no charges have been filed at this time, pending further investigation.

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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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