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Vicksburg police have armed robbery suspect in custody



Romelo Walker (photo courtesy VPD)

The Vicksburg Police Department has made one arrest in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday, Dec. 16

Romelo Walker is in custody for an armed robbery at The Five-Star Convenience Store on Drummond Avenue in Vicksburg. The complainant said a man pointed a gun in a clerk’s face and demanded cash from the register. The perpetrator stole $1,800.

Monday at 11:50 a.m. investigators of the Criminal Investigations Division of the VPD arrested Walker at the Mississippi Department of Corrections office on Rifle Range Road.

Walker will be held without bond until he makes his initial appearance Wednesday, Dec. 23, in Vicksburg Municipal Court.

Police say they anticipate more arrests in the incident.


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