Armed suspect gets away with cash after robbing store in Vicksburg

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – The Vicksburg Police Department (VPD) is looking for an armed robbery suspect. According to VPD, at 6:23 pm on Thursday, officers responded to a reported armed robbery at the BG Junior convenience store, 4110 Clay Street.

Police said witnesses stated the suspect entered the store and displayed a handgun as he demanded money from the cash register. He took $60.00 and he left running behind the store in the direction of the Beechwood Park Apartments.

The only description the witnesses could provide was a black male wearing a ball cap, a blue surgical mask, and Crocs.

This is an ongoing investigation and updates will be provided as they become available.

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