Gas station employee wounded in Jonesboro armed robbery

JONESBORO, Ark. – A gas station cashier was robbed at gunpoint and pistol whipped Sunday morning in Jonesboro.

Jonesboro Police Department Detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on the morning of Sunday, July 22, 2018.

At approximately 5:00 am., patrol officers responded to a call of a Robbery at Gas Express which is located at 2920 E. Highland Dr. Once on scene, officers spoke to an employee that told them that a subject had come in the business and pointed a handgun at him and then demanded money. The suspect then struck the employee on the head with the handgun and caused injury. The employee was taken to a local hospital and received medical care for his injury.

An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the business.

Evidence was collected at the scene for processing.

Anyone who may have information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Jonesboro Police Department at 870-935-5657 or they can remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers at 870-935-STOP (7867).

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