MPD searches for suspect in 2 early morning robberies - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

MPD searches for suspect in 2 early morning robberies

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis Police Department is searching for a man they believe may be responsible for two robberies that happened early Sunday morning.

According to MPD, a man walked into the Circle K on Highway 64 near Appling Road around 2:40 a.m. He took an energy drink from the cooler, then put the drink and a revolver on the front counter and demanded money.

The victim put cash into a bag and gave it to the suspect, who ran out of the store.

Then, around 3:30 a.m., a man walked into a store on Appling Road near Reese Road and asked for a pack of cigarettes. When the cashier opened the register, the suspect pulled a gun on the cashier. The suspect then took money out of the drawer and ran behind some other businesses.

The suspect in is described as a man in his mid-20s wearing a black fisherman's hat, a grey sweatshirt with a black t-shirt underneath, black pants, and black shoes.

No arrests have been made at this time. If you have information that could help police, please call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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