Natchez police investigating convenience store robbery

Published 11:41 am Monday, July 23, 2007

A convenience store on U.S. 61 north was reportedly robbed at scissor point early Saturday morning.

The victim reported a stocky, black male with a dark complexion entered the store at about 5:35 a.m., held up a pair of scissors and demanded money, Natchez Police Chief Mike Mullins said.

The alleged robber was given a small amount of cash, and jumped into an extended cab truck, Mullins said.

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The Natchez Police Department is investigating the matter, and anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 442-5000, Mullins said.