WPPD investigating armed robbery at Fred's Dollar Store


The West Point Police Department is currently investigating a potential armed robbery that occurred on Friday afternoon.

The WPPD said it received a call about an armed robbery in progress at Fred’s Dollar Store located on East Main Street at about 2:56 p.m.

Once on scene, officers took eyewitness descriptions of the suspects from store employees. Deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Department then made two arrests following a search of the area.

WPPD says the investigation is still in the early stages and the identity of the suspects will be released at a later date.

More arrests are expected in connection with the investigation.