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UPDATE: Car used in armed robbery located

Reported by: Mel Carlock
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Updated: 10/08/2013 2:09 pm
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Tupelo police detectives are in route to the location of a car they say was used in the armed robbery of a person in the yard of his home Tuesday afternoon.

Captain Rusty Haynes tells the car was located in the Richardson Hill area of Chickasaw County.

Police say around 12:20 p.m., three men in a gray Nissan approached a man working in the yard of his home on Ruth Street.

When the man walked over to the car, one of the men pulled a gun and took money from the man.

The vehicle left the home and turned onto North Thomas Street.

Haynes reminds people need to be cautious when they are approached by people they don't know.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Tupelo Police Department of Crime Stoppers at (800) 773-TIPS.
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