Armed robbery Wednesday night in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro gas station is subject to an armed robbery late Wednesday, according to Jonesboro Police.

It happened at about 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night at the BP Station at Caraway and Matthews. The surveillance video obtained by Region 8 News shows a suspect coming through a side door, going to the check-out counter and firing one shot at the clerk.

The gun-toting robber missed the clerk, who was not injured. He then ran out of the same door he came in, as shown in the video.

The store owner said this incident will force him to change his store's operating hours. "I've never had this problem. This is first time. Small problems like last year, somebody broke the door, but he didn't take anything. This is big one first time."

Police are still searching for a suspect.