Do you recognize armed man who robbed Clayton Dollar General?

3:09 p.m Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 Local

Clayton police Detective Shawn Schutte released photo of an armed suspect who robbed the Dollar General there today. 

If you recognize him, call Clayton police at 937-836-3500, ext. 119.

The suspect is described as a black male, standing 5 feet, 11 inches tall; weighing 160 pounds; and having dread locks to his chest. The suspect was wearing all black clothing; black work gloves; and a blue baseball-style cap with red bill, red trim and white triangle logo. 

He ran out the door.

Armed man robs Clayton Dollar General location. Contributed photo

A Dollar General store in Clayton currently displays a sign informing customers they are closed following a report of an armed robbery Tuesday afternoon. 

Clayton police declined to provide additional details at the scene. 

About an hour after the robbery was reported, a store in Dayton was also robbed at gunpoint. It was not immediately clear if the two incidents were connected. 

Police have responded to reports of a man who robbed a dollar store in Clayton Tuesday afternoon. 

Officers were dispatched to the Dollar General at 8126 North Main Street in Clayton around 12:50 p.m. when employees reported the robbery. 

Reports indicate a man entered the store and displayed a gun before fleeing the area. The employees locked the doors of the business after the robbery, according to dispatch records. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more. 

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