JPD investigates two attempted robberies in North Jackson

UPDATE: JPD releases update on North Parkway shooting, robberies, overdose


JACKSON, Tenn. — According to a news release from the Jackson Police Department, officers are actively investigating two attempted robberies that occurred involving shots being fired.

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Around 6:30 Tuesday evening, officers from the Jackson Police Department responded to shots fired in the 100 block of Old Hickory Blvd. When officers arrived, they quickly determined a suspect had attempted to rob two businesses– Los Portales and Bargain Hunt.

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Officers released a photo of a suspect, identified as a light-skinned male wearing a black hoodie, red athletic pants, black shoes, and a covering over his face. The suspect was last seen running from the area — heading west on Old Hickory Boulevard.

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This is an ongoing investigation. If you have information regarding this incident or can identify the suspect contact the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 731-424-8477.

From Jackson Police: “Image of suspect caught on surveillance minutes after the incident, as he had discarded his black long sleeve shirt/hoodie and the mask.”

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