Jonesboro police investigates Saturday night armed robbery

Jonesboro police investigates Saturday night armed robbery
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police were busy Saturday night working an armed robbery.

According to the Jonesboro Police Department Facebook page, it happened at the Kum-N-Go on North Church Street.

The Jonesboro Police Department released the incident report Monday, saying the suspect pulled a gun on the clerk and took cash and cigars from the store before running from the scene.

The suspect fled the store on foot, and is described as a black male around 6 feet tall and weighing 180 pounds.

A Jonesboro police K9 was brought to the scene and tracked the suspect’s scent from the front door of the store, through a fence to the Cedar Park apartments before ending his track at a parking spot.

Police believe the suspect met a vehicle and left the scene from there.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 870-935-5657.

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