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Jonesboro suspect attempts to rob Dollar General

The Jonesboro Dollar General store on Harrisburg road suffered an attempted robbery this morning around 9:00a.m.

 According to lieutenant Rick Elliot, a black male entered the store and demanded a clerk to go to the office area.

 When the clerk refused, the suspect pulled a out handgun but the clerk still refused.

 The man then ran out of the store without taking any money.

 The police do have a suspect in custody and are now investigating whether he has had any connections with the past 6 Dollar General store robberies, including the one in Paragould.

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