Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Armed robbery investigated at local market

Press release

On May 28, 2018, at approximately 7:00 PM, officers with the Saint Joseph Police Department responded to a robbery call at 4062 Highway 43 South, State Line Market. 

The store owner stated a white male wearing a mask, ball cap, and gloves entered the store wielding a black gun demanding money.  The clerk complied and gave the man the money from the register. 

The suspect then struck the clerk in the neck with the gun knocking him down.  The suspect fled in an unknown direction. The suspect was a white male approximate 5’8” and maybe 200lbs.

The clerk noticed he had a tattoo on his left forearm.  The matter is being investigated by the Saint Joseph Police Department and the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department.    

Anyone with any information concerning this crime is encouraged to contact the Saint Joseph Police Department 931-845-4141 or the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department 931-762-3626 or the Criminal Investigation Division 931-762-1608. 

Tips may also be reported online confidentially by visiting our department’s Facebook page and sending a message.





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