Edinburg Armed Robbery

Leake County authorities are looking for the suspect in a store robbery in Edinburg. To help, surveillance video is being released. The robbery happened around 5 AM Tuesday at Lay's Bestway Convenience Store in Edinburg. The robber was armed with a single barrel shotgun. He's described as a black male, who's approximately 5' 10" and weighs 170 pounds. At the time, his head and face were covered and he was wearing a gray shirt, dark sweat pants and blue latex gloves. The robber got away with money from the cash register and the two clerks' purses. Up to a $1,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Leake County Sheriff's Department (601) 267-7361.


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