Police seek robbery suspects

Published: Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 02:24 PM.

CHIPLEY — At approximately 8:48 pm on Monday, Dec. 30, Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to an armed robbery at the Vernon Express Store in Vernon.

Three suspects entered the Vernon Express Store parking lot in a dark colored four-door car. Two women exited the vehicle and proceeded to the store. A third, unidentified suspect, remained in the vehicle as the getaway driver, according to police. 

Both females were observed wearing black pants, black gloves, and black hoodies. After entering the store, one of the suspects pointed a revolver type handgun at the store clerk. The women took an undetermined amount of cash from the store. The two women left the store and entered the waiting vehicle.

The vehicle left heading south on Highway 79, according to police.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for this armed robbery.

If you have any information on the identity of these suspects please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  You can make an anonymous report to Washington County Sheriff’s Office by calling 638-TIPS (8477) or by email at tips@wcso.us



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