Suspect on the loose after Armed Robbery in Tattnall Square Park


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Both the Bibb Sheriff’s Office and Mercer Police were on the scene after an armed robbery took place in Tattnall Square Park Jan. 14.

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor

According to Mercer’s emergency alert system, the Bibb Sheriff’s Office reported an armed robbery in Tatnall Square Park at approximately 12:49 P.M. on Jan. 14.

The suspect is a black male estimated to be between 5’8 and 5’10. He was last seen wearing an orange and black jacket and running towards Alexander II elementary school.

The incident did not involve anyone related with Mercer University.

The park is still open to visitors.

No further information is known at this time.