Family pet scares off robber in Rankin County - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Family pet scares off robber in Rankin County

BRANDON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Rankin County deputies spent much of Tuesday evening searching for a man who tried to rob a woman.

She owns a business outside the county that was recently robbed. 

The unidentified woman and her 13-year-old son arrived at their home in the Bridlewood Subdivision and pulled into the garage. A black man dressed in dark clothing with his face covered approached them with a handgun. 

The family pet scared the man off.  

Deputies searched the area along with Metro One for much of the evening.  

Chief Investigator Raymond Duke says the attempt may be connected to the burglary of the business.

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