HORN LAKE, MS (abc24.com) Two robberies in less than a week have residents in Horn Lake, Mississippi feeling uneasy. Both of the victims were women.
One of the robberies took place at the Neighborhood Walmart.
“It's scary," shopper Jettie Nanney told abc24.com.
Horn Lake Police Lt. Scott Evans told abc24.com exactly what happened with both crimes.
“The incident at the Walmart, the lady saw him hanging around the store, but still went to the car and this individual approached and demanded her purse," said Evans.
Evans also said the robbery on Devon Circle was the result of the victim not being aware of her surroundings.
"The lady was pulled in her driveway and reading mail in her driveway not paying attention to what's going on around her," Evans told abc24.com
Horn Lake Police say the investigation into the crimes is ongoing.