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Police Search for Store Robbery Suspect

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

JACKSON,Tenn.-Jackson police are looking for a suspect following the robbery of an east Jackson dollar store.

It happened at the Family Dollar store at the corner of Dr. F.E. Wright Drive and Whitehall Street.

Investigators said a man entered the store around 8:20 p.m., armed with a handgun and demanding money. He then ran from the store with an unknown amount of cash.

Along with the store, two customers were also robbed, however there were no injuries.

Officers told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News the suspect was a black man who was around 5 feet 6 inches tall. He was wearing a black hoodie, black jogging pants with a white stripe down the side and a black ski mask.

If you have any information in this robbery, call Jackson Police at (731) 425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at (731) 424-TIPS (8477).


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