Convenience store robbed at gunpoint | Crime
Jonesboro police are searching for an armed robbery suspect who held up a convenience store Saturday night with a shotgun.
The robbery happened just after 10:30 p.m. at the Nettleton Quick Stop, 1708 West Nettleton.
The clerk told police an African-American man, approximately five-feet-eight, wearing a black and white mask and purple gloves, entered the store with a shotgun in his hand.
The man then gave the clerk a red bag and demanded all the money in the register, according to the initial police report.
The suspect also ordered the clerk to give him a blue money bag containing checks.
After getting the cash and checks, the man ran out of the store.
Police reviewed the store’s surveillance video with the owner who recognized a man known as “Tony” come into the store three times Saturday before the robbery. The owner said “Tony” worked at Riceland. He said “Tony” came into the store the day before and was there for more than two hours.
According to the police report, “Tony” was wearing a black jacket and black shoes with white soles. He also wore a black hat with red lettering. Police say he matched the clerk’s description of the robber.
So far, no arrests have been made.