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.