The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

August 30, 2012

Liquor store in Carthage robbed of cash

CARTHAGE, Mo. — A man wearing a bandanna across his face and a hooded sweatshirt held up a liquor store Wednesday night in Carthage.

Carthage police said the robbery took place at 9:17 p.m. at TC’s Liquor Locker and Smoke Shop, 321 E. Airport Drive.

The man entered the store and demanded money, and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. He was described as being about 5 feet 8 inches tall and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, and a black and white bandanna.

He also wore black pants and white shoes.

Police, Jasper County sheriff’s deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol searched the area of the store for several hours after the robbery, but no arrests were made.

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