Armed robbery at Beatty Street Grocery - - Jackson, MS

Armed robbery at Beatty Street Grocery

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

It has been a fixture in this community since 1940 but Wednesday night it was a crime scene . Beatty Street Grocery and Market was held up at gunpoint.

The armed robbery happened around 5:53 at the popular business located at 101 Beatty Street.  Last July the owners celebrated the restaurant's 75th anniversary.

Officer Colendula Green says Jackson police are on the look out for two black males who robbed the business and escaped. No injuries were reported.

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