Cooper County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the scene of an armed robbery on Wednesday night at approximately 10:24 p.m. Passions Video, Inc., located adjacent to the I-70 and Route B interchange on Old Five Drive, placed the call.



According to the Sheriff's Department, a single suspect demanded money from the attendant on duty after entering the business. A semi-automatic handgun was used and the suspect was no longer on the premises upon the arrival of law enforcement.


Cooper County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the scene of an armed robbery on Wednesday night at approximately 10:24 p.m. Passions Video, Inc., located adjacent to the I-70 and Route B interchange on Old Five Drive, placed the call.

According to the Sheriff's Department, a single suspect demanded money from the attendant on duty after entering the business. A semi-automatic handgun was used and the suspect was no longer on the premises upon the arrival of law enforcement.

"The individual suspect we believe to be a black male – height-wise, probably 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-6," said Cooper County Sheriff Jerry Wolfe.

The suspect made away with a small amount of cash. The attendant was uninjured.

Cooper County Deputies are continuing their investigation.