Dayton police find cash drawers in car used in Family Dollar store robbery

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Masked suspects rob Family Dollar

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 6:25 p.m. (Jan. 11):

Police found cash register drawers inside a vehicle Thursday night that were stolen during a robbery from Family Dollar, according to a Dayton police incident report.

The drawers were found around 10:30 p.m., about an hour and a half after the robbery.

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The vehicle is believed to be a part of the aggravated robbery that took place at 1028 N. Gettysburg Ave., the report stated.

No arrests have been made.


Three young men in surgical masks robbed a Family Dollar store tonight at gunpoint.

Police were called just before 9 p.m. to the store, 1028 N. Gettysburg Ave. near Kammer Avenue in Dayton.

Officers said the suspects took cash from the register, totaling between $200 and $700, and then took off running out the back of the store and headed east through woods nearby.

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The trio of robbers was described as young men wearing surgical masks and hoodies. At least one suspect pushed over a clerk in the store, according to initial reports, but a medic was not requested.

A police K-9 was trying to track the robbers but was unsuccessful.

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