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LPD investigating armed robbery at Jr Food Mart

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.