Bond set for man charged in Bay Springs armed robbery

Man charged in armed robbery of Bay Springs convenience store

BAY SPRINGS, MS (WDAM) - Bond has been set for a man accused of robbing a convenience store in Jasper County Friday night.

Jerome Webb, 55, is accused of robbing the Short Stop number three convenient store on Highway 15 in Bay Springs. Webb was charged with Armed Robbery and Possession of Weapon by a Convicted Felon and had his bond set at $60,000.

According to Jasper County Sheriff Randy Johnson, at around 7:30 pm, Webb allegedly came into the store with a handgun, stole a bag of money and ran out of the store.

Johnson says Webb was later arrested not too far from the store. Authorities were able to recover the money and a weapon during his arrest.

He was booked into the Jasper County Jail.

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