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Robbery Suspect Sought in Tupelo, Verona


TUPLEO, Miss. (WCBI) — An armed robbery suspect is on the run and Crime Stoppers needs your help catching him. It could mean a reward of up to $1,000.

Cornelius “Bug Eye” Long, 20, is wanted for armed robbery by Tupelo Police. He’s also wanted for robbery and aggravated assault in Verona. He is about 6-feet, one-inch tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has several tattoos on his arms.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northeast Mississippi Crime Stoppers 800-773-8477.