Steve Rogers

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Video: Authorities Search for Thief in Oakland Robbery

Oakland, MS (WCBI) РA serial gas station thief is believed to be on the loose in Oakland after an early morning robbery seems to be identical to a January robbery that took place in the same store.

Oakland police chief, Russ Smith, reported an armed man entered the store at 3:26 am on Wednesday, waved his gun at the clerk and demanded money. The gunman got away with several hundreds in cash and cigarettes valued at $236.

Smith says similarities between this robbery and the one in January is a white getaway vehicle caught on surveillance cameras. The police chief urges anyone with information regarding this robbery to contact the Oakland police department or Yalobusha crime stoppers.