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Armed robbery suspects still at large in Joplin

Press release from the Joplin Police department

Earlier this morning, at approximately 03:30 am, officers with the Joplin Police Department  responded to Kum & Go at 5002 S. Main Street for a report of an armed robbery. During the  investigation it was found that two black males entered the store and one was armed with a  handgun. The two suspects demanded the store employee to turn over money out of the cash  registers. Both suspects then fled the store on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. A K9  track was attempted on scene but no suspects have been located at this time. The first suspect is  described as a black male, thin build, and had all black clothing. The second suspect is described  as a heavy set black male, wearing a gray adidas jacket. Detectives with the Joplin Police  Department are continuing their investigation. If anyone has any information regarding this  incident, you are encouraged to contact the Joplin Police Department at 417-623-3131.

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