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Tobacco store robber wanted in Starkville

Starkville police are asking for the community’s help identifying a robber.

Posted: Jun 3, 2019 4:12 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Starkville police are asking for the community’s help identifying a robber.

The armed robbery was reported Wednesday afternoon at Ruby’s Beer and Tobacco on Highway 12 East, according to the Starkville Police Department.

The robber jumped the counter at Ruby’s Beer and Tobacco in Starkville. | Photo: Starkville Police Department

This is a preliminary photo from the Starkville Police Department.

Surveillance video shows the robber jump the counter and escape with cigarettes.

The person ran from the store south toward Blackjack Road, police report.

The person is described as a black male who is approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Anyone with information can call the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.

A tip can also be left on the police department’s website.

Crime Stoppers may offer a cash reward.

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