Benton police seeking information on burglary

county_benton_greenBy Joyce Brock

Southern Advocate

ASHLAND – The Benton County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information related to the recent burglary of the Cotton Stop.

At approximately 12:40 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a call at the Cotton Stop. The store, located at the intersection of Highways 7 and 72 in northern Benton County, was burglarized. The store’s cash register, around $300 cash and a small, gray safe were stolen.

The incident is under investigation, and a suspect has not yet been identified. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Benton County Sheriff’s Department at (662) 224-8941.