Armed robbery leads to search for West Point man

(West Point Police Department)
(West Point Police Department)
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Updated: 7/19/2013 9:11 pm
WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - West Point police are on the lookout for a man they say may be connected to an armed robbery.

Authorities have issued a warrant for Joshua Karriem, 29, of West Point.

They say the warrant is for multiple charges including kidnapping and armed robbery.

Police say Karriem's last address was 869 Cotton Mill Road.

Investigators say police were called to the 700 block of Calhoun Street around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the victim told them that two men entered his home with a handgun, then tied him up, and stole various items before driving away.

Authorities say they later recovered the abandoned vehicle in a church parking lot.

They say Karriem is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the West Point police department.
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