Crime report: Passenger strikes driver repeatedly with handgun

Published 3:39 pm Tuesday, October 20, 2020

What started out as a good deed turned into an armed robbery early Tuesday.

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, a victim entered the police station on Veto Street just before 3:30 a.m. reporting he had been robbed.

The victim reported he had given a black male subject, who he knew, a ride from the Kings community. When they arrived at an address on Speed Street the suspect pulled out a revolver and struck the victim several times on his head with it, causing minor injuries.

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The suspect then stole the victim’s Glock handgun and fled on foot. The revolver was left behind.