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Meter reader robbed

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LINCOLN COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A meter reader was assaulted and robbed Wednesday afternoon around 4pm in Lincoln County. 

It happened at a tower site in the southwest part of the county.

Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing said two black males attacked the man and took his money bag. 

Investigators are not releasing the victim's name, but he works for Baker Service Company which does contract work for Magnolia Electric Power Association

He was taken to King's Daughter Medical Center in Brookhaven for treatment. 

The attackers were driving a blue Chevy Caprice or Ford Crown Victoria, possible with a Louisiana license plate.

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