JPD searching for four armed men who robbed Discount Tobacco & Beer on Robinson Road

Sgt. Holmes says that two of the clerks present were assaulted during the robbery and required medical treatment for minor injuries.

JPD searching for four armed men who robbed Discount Tobacco & Beer on Robinson Road
JPD investigating armed robbery; Source: WLBT

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Jackson Police Department is investigating after four armed men robbed the Discount Tobacco & Beer on Robinson Road Wednesday night.

According to Sgt. Holmes with Jackson police, the robbery happened around 9:30 p.m.

When officers responded to the store, they learned that the four men had their faces and heads covered, entered the store, and demanded money.

They gathered an undetermined amount of cash before leaving. Police say they do not know if the suspects left in a vehicle or on foot.

Sgt. Holmes says that two of the clerks present were assaulted during the robbery and required medical treatment for minor injuries.

JPD investigating armed robbery; Source: WLBT
JPD investigating armed robbery; Source: WLBT

Sgt. Holmes said they are not sure if this robbery is connected to the Chopstix robbery.

Video surveillance is still being reviewed by police.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477). Information that leads to an arrest could lead to a cash reward.

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