LAUREL, MS (WDAM-TV) - The Laurel Police are on the hunt for a man who attempted to rob a convenience store while distracting the cashier.
Authorities said an unidentified man entered the One Stop Curb Store on Ellisville Boulevard in Laurel and demanded money from the cashier Wednesday.
Police said the suspect was brandishing a small, black semi-automatic weapon when he entered the store. Authorities described the man as 5-foot-9 black male between 180 and 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and black jeans with a green do-rag over his face.
If you have any information about this crime or can help authorities identify this individual please the Laurel Police Department at 601-425-4711 or Jones County Crimestoppers at 601-428-STOP (7867).