Jackson police are searching for a man wanted for an armed robbery and carjacking.
Officer Colendula Green said officers spotted Marcus Lawson on Highway 80 earlier Saturday evening.
We're told Lawson refused to stop the vehicle he was driving and lost control of it.
Lawson fled on foot into a wooded area near the Wood Village apartments.
He is wanted in connection with the armed robbery of the Dollar General on McDowell Road back in October.
Lawson is also charged with carjacking the vehicle he used to escape that scene.
Lawson remains on the loose.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Marcus Lawson, please contact the Jackson Police Department at (601) 960-1234.
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