JSO investigating armed video store robbery

By Nicholas Jones, Producer, njones@wjxt.com
Published On: Jan 10 2014 05:13:42 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at the Smokers Video located on Emerson Street.

Police said the initial investigation revealed two men entered the store and one lifted his jacket to reveal a pistol in his waistband. Investigators said the man took cash and property before both fled.

JSO said the first robber was a white man in his early to mid-20s, between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing between 130 and 140 pounds. He had brown hair, wore a hooded sweatshirt and carried a black revolver.

Police said the other robber was about the same age and either a white or Asian man nearly 6 feet tall. Police said he weighed about 150 pounds and also wore a hooded sweatshirt.

Police said the men may have fled in a dark blue or black four-door vehicle they believe was an older model Saturn.

Anyone with information about the robbers' identities is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904 630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward, call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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