Suspect sought in Jones Co. attempted armed robbery

Suspect sought in Jones Co. attempted armed robbery

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the Jones County Sheriff Department. 

The Jones County Sheriffs Department is asking for your help in identifying the subject in a video released from an attempted armed robbery.  The attempt took place at Dollar General on Highway 84 West in the Hebron Community on Sunday, Aug. 30 at approximately 9:50 p.m. 

The suspect has been identified as a black male between 58 61, possibly in his early 20s, weighing around 160 pounds.

Just minutes before the robbery attempt took place, a white male and white female made a purchase acting suspiciously.  It is possible they may have information concerning this crime.  Their identity is unknown.

If you recognize anyone in the attached videos, please contact Sgt. Scott Gable at the Jones County Sheriffs Department, 601-425-3147.

Surveillance footage courtesy of Jones County Sheriff's Department. 

To view the video on your mobile device, click here.