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Police investigating armed robbery at a Gulfport Papa John's

The store manager says the suspect got away with money. (Photo source: WLOX News) The store manager says the suspect got away with money. (Photo source: WLOX News)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Police are investigating a Thursday night armed robbery at a Gulfport pizza restaurant. 

According to Sgt. Damon McDaniel with the Gulfport Police Department, the robbery occurred at Papa John's on East Pass Rd. in Gulfport, sometime around 8 p.m.

WLOX News Now spoke with the store manager, who confirmed that the store is currently closed following the emergency.

The manager says a male suspect waked into the restaurant, held up a gun toward employees and demanded money. After giving the suspect money, he reportedly fled the scene. 

Four employees were in the store at the time of the incident, no one was injured. 

No other details have been released.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at (228) 868-5959, contact Crime Stoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or by telephone at (877)787-5898 or text CSTIP plus your message to 274637(CRIMES).

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