JPD investigating armed robbery of store Friday morning

JONESBORO, Ark. – Jonesboro police are investigating the robbery of a convenience store that occurred early Friday morning.

The incident that occurred shortly after 4:50 a.m. Friday at the Citgo convenience store, 3910 S. Caraway Road.

A lone gunman entered the store, brandished a pistol and demanded money from the store clerk. The robber grabbed the money from the clerk then exited through the front door of store.

The perpetrator was described as a black male who appeared to be in his teens to 20s, wearing a hooded jacket and dark pants.

Anyone with information about the incident may contact the Jonesboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (870) 935-6710 or Crime Stoppers at (870) 935-7867 (935-STOP.)

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Press Release – Paul Holmes, JPD

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