Truck driver robbed at knifepoint | Crime
A truck driver was robbed at knifepoint in Jasper early Friday morning.
Police say they received a call around 5:20 a.m. from the trucker who said he was asked for a cigarette by a black man in his 20s, about 5'9 with clean cut, short hair wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.
When the driver climbed into the cab of his semi to get one, the suspect jumped onto the railing of the cab and pulled a large knife. The suspect took the trucker's wallet and ran off eastbound on 12th Street.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Jasper Police Department or the anonymous tip line at 481-COPS.