LaGrange police search for armed robbery suspect

LaGrange police are searching for a suspect after the clerk of AAA Food Mart was robbed at gunpoint Monday, according to a press release.

The clerk of the 701 Fourth Avenue store told police that the suspect, armed with a handgun, took an undisclosed amount of money from the register before fleeing on foot. The employee described the suspect as a 6-foot, thin black man wearing a coat with a brown hood.

Anyone with additional information should contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or the Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000. Anonymous tips can also be texted to 274637 using the keyword "LAGRANGE."