Jasper Police investigate store robbery

JASPER, TX (News Release) - On 12-14-2011 at approx 8:30pm Officers with the Jasper Police Department responded to the Jiffy Mart #15 store, located at 898 North Wheeler, next to the Popeye's restaurant in referenced to a robbery.

Upon their arrival Officers learned a lone Black Male approx 6 foot tall wearing a dark colored hoodie and dark colored pants with some type of dark covering over the lower part of his face, entered the business armed with a handgun and demanded the cash from the register and the safe.

The clerk complied and the suspect exited the business with an undisclosed amount of cash.  It is believed the suspect fled on foot and ran behind the business.

Anyone with any information in reference to this case is encouraged to please contact Det. Sgt.  Mike Poindexter at the Jasper Police Department (409-384-3471) or any other Officer with the Police Department.  You could receive a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this suspect.