Police investigate store robbery report

Crime Stock TUPELO – Police are searching for an armed man who allegedly took cigarettes and loose change from the Dollar General store on Cliff Gookin Boulevard on Monday night.

Capt. Rusty Haynes of the Tupelo Police Department said the suspect was a short male with a white T-shirt pulled over his face who took cigarettes and change from a donation jar at the front of the store while employees were elsewhere in the store.

Anyone with information can make an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 774-8477.