Atmore Convenience Store Armed Robbery Under Investigation

April 29, 2013

The Atmore Police Department is investigating a weekend armed robbery at a local convenience store.

About 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Atmore Police responded to a robbery at the Kangaroo Express on West Nashville Avenue. The suspect or suspects entered the store demanding money and brandishing a firearm, police said Monday morning.  The suspect or suspects fled the scene after taking an unspecified amount of cash.

Atmore Police established a perimeter around the store, and a K-9 team from the Alabama Department of Corrections responded and tracked a scent to the Westside Park on Wilson Avenue before losing the suspect’s trail.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Atmore Police Department at (251) 368-9141.


One Response to “Atmore Convenience Store Armed Robbery Under Investigation”

  1. fred on April 30th, 2013 1:31 pm

    I absolutely hate this store…its out of the way and nothing else is open around it…the clerk is a sitting duck….they need to shut it down….