Cash stolen in Dollar General armed robbery

Cash stolen in Dollar General armed robbery
Jackson Police are investigating a business robbery that occurred in the 300 block of East Fortification Street. It happened just before 9:00 pm at the Dollar General. Source: JPD

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Dollar General on East Fortification Street was robbed at gunpoint just before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers responded to the location to learn that three black men, each with their heads and faces covered, entered the store armed with handguns.

Jackson Police are investigating a business robbery that occurred in the 300 block of East Fortification Street. It happened just before 9:00 pm at the Dollar General. Source: JPD
Jackson Police are investigating a business robbery that occurred in the 300 block of East Fortification Street. It happened just before 9:00 pm at the Dollar General. Source: JPD
Jackson Police are investigating a business robbery that occurred in the 300 block of East Fortification Street. It happened just before 9:00 pm at the Dollar General. Source: JPD
Jackson Police are investigating a business robbery that occurred in the 300 block of East Fortification Street. It happened just before 9:00 pm at the Dollar General. Source: JPD

They demanded money and later fled with an undetermined amount of cash.

The incident was captured on store surveillance and no injuries were reported during the robbery.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CRIME STOPPERS at 601-355-TIPS(8477). A cash reward of up to $2500 is available if your information leads to an arrest.

This investigation is ongoing.

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