Armed robbery reported

Published 1:09 am Tuesday, July 24, 2007

NATCHEZ — Local convenience store Christine and Henry’s Conoco was reportedly robbed by a man weilding scissors early Saturday morning.

The robber entered the store, located on U.S. 61 north, at approximately 5:35 a.m., Natchez Police Chief Mike Mullins said.

The robber then reportedly grabbed the clerk on duty from behind and demanded she give him money, Christine and Henry’s management said.

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The clerk reportedly said she saw the man’s scissors as he was leaving, management said.

The robber was reportedly given a small amount of cash, and jumped into either a two-tone GMC or Chevrolet, extended cab truck, Mullins said.

Christine and Henry’s management would not confirm how much money was taken.

The robber was described as a stocky, dark-skinned black male wearing a white shirt and gray pants, Mullins said.

The Natchez Police are investigating the incident, and anyone with information should call crime stoppers at 601-442-5000.

Mullins said.