Suspect robbed Dollar General clerk at gunpoint

Stadium Blvd. Dollar General robbed

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police and Craighead County deputies are at the scene of a robbery at the Dollar General in the 3600 block of South Stadium Boulevard.

According to Jonesboro Police Department Public Information Specialist Sally Smith, police received a call about the robbery Thursday night.

Police believe the suspect, a 5′8″ male wearing dark clothing ran south on foot, headed toward Caraway Commons. Officers at the scene told Region 8 News that the suspect pulled out a black semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at the clerk.

A K9 has also been brought into the area to help search for the suspect, police said.

Region 8 News has a reporter at the scene and we will have more details as they become available.

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