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Info Sought in Booneville Store Robbery

Suspect Entering store

FROM NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI CRIME STOPPERS

BOONEVILLE, Miss. — Crime Stoppers of Northeast MS. and the Booneville Police Department need your help in solving an ARMED ROBBERY!

On Friday morning at approximately 0104 hours (1:04 am), the Booneville Police Department received a call about an ARMED ROBBERY. The robbery occurred at the Express Shop #10 which is located on 2nd Street in Booneville.

The Suspect entered the store wearing a white long sleeve T-Shirt with a dark color short sleeve T-Shirt over it. The Suspect also had his hands covered with rubber gloves and was wearing a grey short-bill baseball hat with a hologram sticker on top of bill. The Suspect also was wearing a white bandanna just below his eyes.

The Suspect forced his way onto the cashier demanding for the cashier to give him the money from the register. The cashier noticed a weapon in his hand, either an ice pick or a knife, and opened the register for the Suspect. The Suspect then took over $200 from the register and immediately ran back out the door heading East.

The Suspect was described by the cashier as being a black male and approximately 5’5” – 5’ 8”.

If anyone that has information about this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS (8477). You can also visit our web-site at www.crimestoppersnems.com, Crime Stoppers will pay up to a $1000.00 for information that leads to an arrest.