Authorities are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at MAPCO store in Stevenson early Sunday morning.

Jackson County authorities are searching for a man accused of robbing the MAPCO store in Stevenson, on Highway 72, early Sunday morning.

Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen, of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, said the store was robbed at gun point by a male, who demanded money around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

“The suspect, who is described as a black male, with dreadlock hair, wearing a black hoodie, a hospital mask and black and red pants, entered the business and brandished a handgun while demanding the employee give him money,” said Harnen.

Harnen said the suspect may have left the scene in a white two-door passenger car. He said no one was hurt during the incident.

“This suspect should be considered armed and dangerous,” said Harnen.

Anyone who has information regarding this robbery should contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 256-574-2610 or your local law enforcement agency.

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