Olive Branch Police Department

Olive Branch Police Department headquarters

Bob Bakken|DTT

Olive Branch Police are in search of a suspect wanted in the armed robbery of a convenience store Thursday night. 

According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, the Pop’s Express at Church Road and Pleasant Hill Road was robbed shortly after 9:20 p.m.

The suspect entered the store armed with a gun.

According to surveillance video, the suspect was dropped off by an unknown vehicle on Church Road shortly before entry and then was picked up again on Church Road at approximately 9:24 p.m. after the holdup.

Police described the suspect as about five-feet-11 to six-feet tall with a medium build. The white male was carrying a nine-millimeter handgun.

Anyone who may be able to help identify the suspect, or who may have seen a suspicious vehicle driving slowly in the vicinity between 9:20-9:25 p.m. Thursday night is asked to contact the Olive Branch Police Department at 662-895-4111 or contact the department via social media message.

Bob Bakken is Staff Writer and may be reached at 662-429-6397 ext. 240.

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