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POLICE SEARCH FOR SUSPECTS IN SHOOTING ROBBERY AT ADULT THEATRE
By: Keith Witchka, Staff Writer - 04-13-10 - 9:55 a.m. PDT
Biloxi,MS's Adult Theatre was held up back on Wednesday March 24, 2010.
Police are still searching for two men who robbed the Adult Theatre located at 221 Iberville Dribve, Biloxi, MS.
The robbers held up the store at gunpoint and shot a customer who was trying to intervene, Police Sgt. Christopher De Back told JRL.
The Adult Theatre was robbed around 9 p.m. in the evening of Wednesday March 24, 2010.
A store employee told police the two men entered the store brandishing handguns and demanding cash. A 62-year-old customer, De Back said, suffered a single gunshot wound after he saw what was happening and tried to help an employee.
The shooting victim was taken to Biloxi Regional Medical Center where he received medical care and was later released.
Biloxi police alerted area law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for the two robbers, both black men between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-10 with average builds. Both wore masks; one had on a gray hoodie and the other a black jacket over a tan hoodie.
Sgt. De Back told the press “If anybody has any information or any knowledge of this crime, please contact us,” De Back said. “The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.”
To report information, call the Biloxi Police Department’s tip line at (228) 435-6159 or call dispatch at (228) 392-0641. All calls are confidential.