Armed robbery reported at store on 61 North

Published 1:00 am Sunday, October 30, 2011

A Vicksburg convenience store was robbed at gunpoint just before midnight Friday, police Sgt. Sandra Williams said.

The clerk at the Suds & Smokes, 887 U.S. 61 North, told Vicksburg police a man walked into the store, displayed a handgun and took an undisclosed amount of cash and a couple of packs of cigarettes.

He then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

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Police searched the area but did not find the suspect, Williams said.

No one was injured in the robbery.

The store formerly was a Zip’s outlet.