Man robs McMinnville store at gunpoint, eludes police

Authorities in McMinnville are continuing to search for a gunman who robbed a convenience store Tuesday night.

According to, the incident occurred at the Northside Market located on Old Smithville Highway.

The suspect, who was wearing a ski mask at the time of the robbery, pulled a handgun and demanded money upon entering the store.

After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled the scene in a gray Pontiac.

The suspect is a white male who is around five feet, six inches tall. He is believed to be in his mid-40s to early 50s and has a white beard.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact police at 931-473-3386.

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