Joplin Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Joplin Police are investigating an armed robbery at Discount Smokes on East 7th Street. Around 6:40 Sunday night, a store employee reported that a black male wearing a green camouflage coat, black beanie, black pants and shoes, walked into the store, displayed a silver semi-automatic pistol and demanded cash from the register. He then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. If you know the suspect, or where he might be, call Joplin Police at (417) 623-3131.

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