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Jonesboro police searching for armed robbery suspect

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Dollar General, 1616 North Church St., Wednesday night. 

According to Jonesboro police, the suspect, a tall black male armed with a gold handgun and carrying a gray bag, entered the store and demanded two employees to put the money in the bag.

After filling the bag with an undetermined amount of money from her cash register drawer and change fund, one of the employees gave it back to the man who then ran from the store.

Police canvassed the area late Wednesday trying to find the man, described as being 6'3" and weighing 170 pounds. 

Anyone with information on the robbery can call Jonesboro Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867). 

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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