Smithville Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Discount Tobacco Outlet

Smithville Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred Saturday evening at the Discount Tobacco Outlet Store at 302 West Broad Street.
Investigator Jerry Hutchins, Jr. says a female clerk, who was alone in the store, reported that at around 5:40 p.m. a white male wearing a ski mask and dark colored clothing entered and pointed a semi-automatic handgun at her. The man forced her to open the register and he left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The store clerk was not injured in the armed robbery
Anyone with information that might help solve the case is asked to call the Smithville Police Department

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