LPD investigating armed robbery at Jr Food Mart

Published 8:32 am Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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The LaGrange Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at Jr Food Mart on Whitesville Road.

Officers responded to Jr Food Mart, located at 1616 Whitesville Road, at approximately 3:08 a.m. During the investigation, officers were told that an unknown black male subject entered the location, brandished a knife and demanded money from the cashier. After taking cash from the register, the subject fled on foot.

The male subject was described as thin, about 5-foot-10 or 6-foot-tall wearing a black hoodie, tan pants and a blue disposable face mask over his nose and mouth.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.