MPD investigating armed robbery of Citgo

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Meridian convenience store late Friday night.

It happened about 10:30 p.m. at the Citgo on Highway 19 North. Sergeant Dareall Thompson says a man with a black hoodie and a mask entered the store and robbed the clerk at gunpoint. He says the man took cash from the clerk and left the store on foot.

Investigators were on scene Friday night processing the scene. They will also look through any security footage.