Natchez police investigating several convenience store robberies

Natchez Police said the person wearing hoodie robbed Sprint Mart on March 18. (Photo: Natchez Police)

NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) — Natchez Police are investigating several convenience store robberies that have happened this month.

According to police, The Kaiser Food and Fuel was robbed on March 2. A person with a gun came into the store wearing a mask and demanding money. The store is located on Highway 61 South.

No one was hurt during that robbery.

The Sprint Mart on Wood Avenue was held up on March 7 by a person wearing a mask. The robber had a gun and demanded money.

Another Sprint Mart was robbed on March 18. Police said a person wearing a mask came into the location on Sgt. Prentiss Drive and took money. The robber did have a gun.

Authorities believe those three robberies are connected to the same person. No arrest has been made in those investigations.

They are also investigating a fourth unrelated robbery.

On March 3, someone robbed  the Morgantown Exxon on Highway 61 North.

Christopher Wimberly (Photo: Natchez PD)

Authorities arrested 35-year-old Christopher Wimberly and charged him with armed robbery. His bond was set at $150,000.

 

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