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Arrest Made in Joplin Discount Smoke and Liquor Store Armed Robbery

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is still looking for Jonathan "JT" Taylor, 20, of Joplin.
JOPLIN, MO--- Authorities arrested a 15 year-old male for robbery and are currently attempting to locate a second male suspect in connection with the armed robbery that took place on Tuesday, Nov. 5th at the Discount Liquor store on West 7th St. in Joplin.

According to Captain Derek Walrod with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, two men entered the store and displayed a handgun demanding cash. No one was injured during the robbery, the suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is still looking for Jonathan "JT" Taylor, 20, of Joplin. Taylor is wanted on a First Degree Burglary warrant in connection with the armed robbery. He is also wanted on a separate warrant for Murder in the 2nd Degree from Jasper County. Taylor is considered armed and extremely dangerous.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Taylor, call the Jasper County Sheriff's Office Detective division at 417-358-8177 or the TIPS line at 417-781-8477.
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