Bay Springs armed robbery suspect arrested

Jerome Webb (Source: Jasper County Sheriff's Dept.)
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JASPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - An arrest has been made in a weekend armed robbery in Jasper County.

Jerome Webb is charged in the case.

The crime happened at the Short Stop Convenience store in Bay Springs around 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The 55-year-old suspect was arrested shortly after the robbery occurred, and investigators say evidence was recovered.

Bond for Webb was not immediately set.

The Jasper County Sheriff's Department and Bay Springs Police Department responded to the initial armed robbery call at the store.