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Suspects in robbery spree arrested by Sardis police

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A sign outside a convenience store warns of potential criminals, but apparently Christopher Joiner and Jonathan Bledsoe did not read it. A sign outside a convenience store warns of potential criminals, but apparently Christopher Joiner and Jonathan Bledsoe did not read it.
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(WMC-TV) - Several suspects are behind bars after a robbery spree down Interstate 55.

There were three armed robberies north on the interstate. The suspects thought they were going to get away with it until Sardis police nabbed both of them after communication from several law enforcement agencies.

A sign outside a convenience store warns of potential criminals, but apparently Christopher Joiner and Jonathan Bledsoe did not read it.

Senatobia Police said the two robbed a BP early Saturday morning.

It was one of three armed robberies in a span of two hours that started in Horn Lake, according to Southaven Police Lt. Mark Little.

"They obviously hit a store in Horn Lake drove straight to our store and then did a robbery there," he said.

A manager at the gas station in Horn Lake said one of his employees was robbed in the parking lot just five minutes after midnight starting the North Mississippi Crime Spree.

Investigators said the suspects made it to this gas station in Southaven just 20 minutes later, robbed the clerk and gunpoint and made it out with some cash.

Then it was a mad dash down Interstate 55 to Senatobia where police said the two suspects hit one more time. They did not get away with much but did frighten the clerk at gunpoint.

Police said after Bledsoe and Joiner left they were caught just a few miles down the road by Sardis Police who were on the lookout.

"It was a good catch by Sardis and not only does DeSoto County work well together but all of north Mississippi," said Little.

Senatobia Police drove down to Sardis to pick up the two suspects. They are now in the Tate County jail. They could also face charges for the robberies in Southaven and Horn Lake.

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