Police search for robbery, assault suspects - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police search for robbery, assault suspects

(Source: MPD) (Source: MPD)
(Source: MPD) (Source: MPD)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Police are searching for two robbery and assault suspects accused of trying to steal from a Exxon Hop-In convenience store in the 4600 block of South Third Street.

According to police, on June 27, one suspect took a piece of candy to the register to distract the clerk while the other suspect jumped over the counter.

The second suspect then started shooting in the clerk's direction. The clerk was shot five times before he fell to the floor.

The suspect that shot the clerk then took a handgun from him. Both suspects ran out of the store.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers by calling 901-528-CASH (2274), texting 'AWARD' to 274637 or visiting www.528cash.org.

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