Tupelo police investigating reported armed robbery at mall

Tupelo police are looking for surveillance video after a reported armed robbery at the Mall at Barnes Crossing.

Posted: May. 22, 2018 2:31 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police are looking for surveillance video after a reported armed robbery at the Mall at Barnes Crossing.

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According to Tupelo police, officers responded to the mall on Friday, May 18 sometime near 8:30 p.m.

The reported robbery occurred at the shoe store Journeys. A store employee told police a man robbed the store of a single pair of shoes.

"The employee stated that a handgun was displayed during the robbery," police stated.

The man is described as a black male, standing 6'0" in height with short black hair and wearing a white T-shirt and skinny jeans.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

Tupelo police say they are working with the mall's security in an attempt locate surveillance video.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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