Police search for armed robber in southwest Arkansas

A man robbed a Hope grocery store at gunpoint. (Photo: Hope Police Department)

Police were investigating an armed robbery at a grocery store in Hope on Thursday.

Officers were called at 9:20 a.m. to Terry Powell's Grocery at 310 E. Greenwood St. A man wearing a dark-colored cloth over his face had entered the store, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money, police reported. The robber was last seen running north from the business on North Hazel Street.

No injuries were reported.

The robber is described as black, 5-feet-10 and about 250 pounds. He wore white pants and a white hoodie with gray stripes.

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