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Toomsuba clerk reports armed robbery

By Staff
Fredie Carmichael/The Meridian Star
Dec. 16, 2001
The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department is investigating an apparent armed robbery Saturday morning at Fuel Mart 631 in Toomsuba.
The store is located on the south side of Interstate 20/59 on Will Garrett Road.
Ward Calhoun, LCSD spokesman, said officers received a call at 3:55 a.m. Saturday from the store's clerk.
Calhoun said the clerk described the robber as a black man, about 6 feet 1 inch tall and wearing a gray sweater. The suspect was described as wearing a black bandanna around his head and a camouflage mask over his face.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 917-888.