Joplin Police release more details about armed robbery at mall

JOPLIN, Mo – Joplin police release more information about an armed robbery at the North Park Mall on November 30th.

Police say three of four suspects held a couple at gunpoint and demanded their wallets. The suspects then left in a car which police later found driving north on Range Line.

After a short chase, three suspects ran from the vehicle while another stayed inside.

The three suspects who ran were later caught. One suspect was found hiding in the laundry room of a house on Zora.

Police say one suspect is from Joplin and three others, including one juvenile, are from Danville, Illinois.

Authorities have not yet filed formal charges.