On Sunday, March 17, at approximately 11:38 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an attempted armed robbery at the Handi-Mart located at State Road 69 and I-10 in the Grand Ridge area.
Officials say a white male entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. After being unable to get the money, the man reportedly left the store driving a dark colored pickup truck southbound on SR 69. He is described as a white male with blonde hair, wearing a prosthetic on his right leg.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 850-482-9648.