SEVERE WX: Freeze Warning View Alerts

Man accused of pulling knife on store clerk in Tupelo

Tupelo police are searching for a person believed to be responsible for a weekend armed robbery.

Posted: Jul. 23, 2018 9:59 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police are searching for a person believed to be responsible for a weekend armed robbery. 

The incident happened the morning of Saturday, July 21 at Murphy's Express on West Main Street. 

Police say a man entered the store, pulled a knife on the clerk demanding money. 

An undetermined amount of money was taken. 

The suspect is described as a black male, last seen wearing a black "TapOut" shirt, red wind pants and white shoes. 

Those with information about the incident are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477. 

Article Comments

Tupelo
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 50°
Columbus
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 52°
Oxford
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 50°
Starkville
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 50°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather