Manhunt underway in Marion County

Marion Co. (WDAM)- A manhunt is underway for a man who robbed a Marion county grocery store.

Authorities are describing the suspect as a tall white male, wearing blue jeans and a tee shirt. He was wearing a mask over his face at the time of the robbery. The suspect entered Mamma's Place around 4:00 this afternoon carrying a small handgun.  Mamma's Place is located on Highway 13 South near the Lamar county line. Marion and Lamar county sheriff departments are both assisting with the manhunt.

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