Petal man jailed for armed robbery - - Jackson, MS

Petal man jailed for armed robbery

The man who robbed a Petal convenience store is behind bars.

Peter Beesley Jr., 33, Petal native made his initial appearance Friday after being arrested and charged with armed robbery.

Beesley allegedly entered a Petal Convenience store and robbed the store at knife point, then left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Within a 24 hour time period, Petal Police along with the assistance of the Forrest County Sheriff's Department, apprehended Beesley.

Beesley's bond has been set at $50,000.

No trial date has been set.

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