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Jonesboro police investigating store robberies

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -

Police in Jonesboro say four stores have been robbed at gunpoint since early December.

The latest robbery was Saturday night at a Dollar General store in downtown Jonesboro that was also robbed New Year's Eve. The robber on Saturday also fired twice into the air as he left the store - but no one was injured.

Police say another Dollar General was also robbed twice at gunpoint in early and mid-December.

MORE: 3rd Dollar General store robbed in Jonesboro

Police say the description of the robber in the three previous holdups is similar and that a similarly described man also robbed a Jonesboro convenience store last week.

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