Woman robbed at gunpoint in Meridian

Posted at 5:04 PM, Jul 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-03 20:00:02-04

Meridian Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect after a woman was held up at gunpoint early this morning.

Police say the woman was walking on Lake Hazel near Locust Grove around 6:30 a.m. when a green SUV pulled up behind her.  The woman says a man with his face covered by a bandana got out of the SUV, displayed a gun, demanded her personal items and took off.  The woman suffered minor injuries.

If you have any information about this crime please call the Meridian Police Department at 888-6678.