JPD searching for man who robbed Family Dollar on Johnson

Jonesboro Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Family Dollar on Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro.
Jonesboro Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Family Dollar on Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)– Jonesboro Police are investigating an armed robbery that took placeTuesday night at the Family Dollar Store on Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro.

According to Jonesboro Police Lt. Rick Elliott,the store was robbed at knife point just before 8:00 Tuesday night.

They say their suspect is a black male, who at the timewas wearing a grey hoodie, a skullcap that partially covered his face and bluejeans.

Lt. Elliott says the suspect ran from the store to theeast, heading back into the neighborhoods behind the store.

Police say he did get cash from the register, but thatamount hasn't been released.

If you have any information that can help police, you'reasked to call Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867).

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