Bovina Grocery robbed

Published 2:34 pm Saturday, April 20, 2019

Warren County sheriff’s deputies are looking for two men who reportedly robbed the Bovina Grocery early Saturday morning.

Sheriff Martin Pace said two armed men, one wearing a blue hoodie the other a black hoodie, entered the store about 5 a.m. with one man pulling a gun on the security guard while the other man walked behind the counter and took an undetermined amount of money from the cash register.

The men left the store on foot, but moments later, a black car was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed going eastbound on Interstate 20 in the direction of Jackson.

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Pace said investigators are talking to witnesses and reviewing security video, and deputies are looking for a black Accura or similar car with a missing bumper cover.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 601-636-1761, or Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at at 601-355-TIPS (8477) or 1-866-481-8477.

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John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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