September 8, 2023

Two Men Wearing Wigs Allegedly Rob Tupelo Gas Station

Morgan Howard

On August 14, Tupelo police were called to an armed robbery at a gas station on South Eason Blvd.
When officers arrived, they found that two suspects entered the store wearing wigs and face masks.
One of the suspects produced a gun while the other suspect took a display containing multiple lottery tickets.
The armed suspect then ordered the cashier to empty the cash register and to lay down on the floor. The suspects then fled the scene.
After further investigation, police identified 37-year-old Brandon L. Shannon (of Plantersville) and 32-year-old Ryan O. McClendon (of Tupelo) as suspects and warrants were signed for Armed Robbery.
On September 5, both suspects were arrested by Tupelo police.
Both suspects were held without bond. These charges will be presented to the Lee County Grand Jury.

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