The Branson Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred this afternoon at the Auntie Anne’s Pretzel shop located in the Factory Merchants Mall. Just before 3:30 p.m. a female entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect left the business fleeing the area on foot, leaving in an unknown direction. There were no injuries during the incident.
The suspect was described as a white female, approximately 5’8” with a thin build. She was wearing a black pull over sweatshirt which had a blue hood, blue jeans and a black face mask. The woman was armed with a dark colored handgun.
The investigation continues at this time. Anyone having information to offer regarding this incident is asked to contact the Branson Police Department at 334-3300 or to offer information anonymously, the department’s CATCH line at 334-1085.
Caroll W. McCullough
Chief of Police