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“Case closed” Chief Penny Jones updates on this morning’s incident at Candlewood Suites



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Vicksburg Police Chief Penny Jones stated management will not be pursuing any charges in relation to the events at Candlewood Suites Thursday morning.

Originally, it was reported a robbery took place at the establishment overnight and the safe had been removed from the premises.

After Vicksburg police performed their investigation and conducted interviews, Jones updated the Vicksburg Daily News.

“This was not a robbery. Management is not pursuing any charges. Case closed,” said Chief Jones.

Original report

Vicksburg Police are investigating an overnight robbery at Candlewood Suites.

Deputy Chief Charles Hill confirmed a robbery took place but cautioned the investigation was in the early stages.

Details surrounding the crime are mostly unknown at this time. However, early reports state the safe was removed from the premises.

There are no reported injuries at this time.

We will provide updated information as it becomes available.

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