Two suspects held in Thursday robbery

TUPELO – Two suspects are in Tupelo Police custody in connection with a Thursday afternoon robbery.

Police were called about 1:45 p.m. to Sprint Mart on Eason Boulevard at Highway 45, where someone had been robbed and struck with a handgun, said Sgt. Lynette Sandlin. The victim had nonlife-threatening injuries.

Police were given a description of the vehicle in which the suspects left the scene, and they were taken into custody at the Burger King at Crosstown.

A third suspect is believed to have participated in the robbery, and Sandlin said identities are not being released. Charges are expected today, when more information is released.

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