Southaven police locate man wanted for aggravated assault, robbery

Southaven police locate man wanted for aggravated assault, robbery
Robert Thomas King, Jr. wanted in Southaven (Source: Southaven Police Department)

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (WMC) - UPDATE: A spokesperson with Southaven Police Department says Robert Thomas King, Jr. was located Monday night.

He was found between Airways and I-55 and taken into custody, according to Major Wayne Perkins with SPD.

The original story is written below.


Southaven Police Department and Desoto County Sheriff’s deputies are in search of a man they say fled the scene of an assault and robbery.

Southaven police say Robert Thomas King, Jr. was last seen in the area of Church Road, Elmore Road and Plum Point Road around 2 p.m. He was reportedly wearing a ball cap, black hoodie and black joggers.

Officials say he fled from the area on foot.

King is to be considered armed and dangerous.

If you see him or have information on his whereabouts, call 911.

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