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Police hunt suspect following armed robbery of store

Photo: Tupelo Police Department

The Texaco T-Mart on Barnes Crossing Road was robbed Sunday.

Posted: Nov. 20, 2017 9:48 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – Tupelo police are looking for a suspect following the armed robbery of a convenience store.

According to Tupelo police, the armed robbery happened on Sunday, November 19 at the Texaco T-Mart at 1360 Barnes Crossing Road.

Police say the suspect demanded money from the register and an undetermined amount of money was taken.

The suspect is described as a young black male, approximately 5’7” in height, wearing a brown Carhartt jacket and blue jeans.

Police say the man also has facial hair that resembles a goatee. He was driving an older model green Chevrolet Z71 truck.

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

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