A reward of $1,500 has been offered by the Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers for a suspect wanted by the Mt. Pleasant Police Department for armed robbery.
According to the department, the suspect entered Dollar General, 1124 N. Jefferson Ave, on Dec. 28, 2018, at about 11 p.m. with a firearm and plans to rob the store. The suspect was an unknown black male, about 5’5′ or 5’6′ in height, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, jeans with a design on the back pockets and black and red shoes. The suspect presented his gun and followed the employees around until he made his way to the safe where he filled a store bag with money and left. The suspect was reported to have been on foot.
Police believe the suspect could be linked to another robbery at Security Finance on the morning of Dec. 22, 2018. In both cases, the suspect was wearing a similar mask, displays a gray revolver and about a 6-inch barrel.
“Be cautious, the suspect should be considered armed dangerous. Please contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Department Criminal Investigation Division with information related to this or identity of the suspect. If you would like to remain anonymous, the Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers can be contacted at 903-577-TIPS (8477).