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Police: 58-year-old woman charged with armed robbery

Sheryl Alford Sissler. Image source: Gulfport Police Department. Sheryl Alford Sissler. Image source: Gulfport Police Department.
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

A 58-year-old woman is in jail after allegedly robbing a thrift store with a handgun. According to Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania, Sheryl Alford Sissler robbed Carter's Bargain Shop on Three Rivers Road last Saturday.

Authorities said Sissler walked into the business, held up and assaulted an employee with a firearm. Sissler then took some money and fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.

Police said a follow up investigation determined Sissler to be the wanted suspect. She was later located and arrested.

Papania said Sissler is charged with armed robbery and is being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention facility on a $100,000 bond.

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