Police: Dollar General robber sheds clothing as he flees

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Police: Dollar General robber sheds clothing as he flees

UPDATE @ 9:35 p.m.

Police found clothing in the driveway of a home on nearby Willowwood Avenue that matched the description of the Dollar General robbery suspect, police said.

The suspect was described as a thin man in his 20s who stands about 5 feet, 8 inches with his hair in braids. He fled the store with cash from the register, according to police.

FIRST REPORT

Police in Dayton are investigating after a reported armed robbery at the Dollar General.

Officers responded shortly after 4 p.m. to the store, 2312 N. Main St.

Early reports indicated the robber was wearing a mask, displayed a handgun and got away with cash from the register.

Dayton officers canvased the area in an effort to track the robber’s whereabouts.

We’re working to talk to police about what happened.

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