LATEST: Armed Dayton Food Mart robber wore jacket ‘with a lot of patches on it’

UPDATE @ 8:20 p.m.: The man who robbed the Food Mart, 1413 N. Main St., was wearing a jacket that had "a lot of patches on it," a caller to 9-1-1 said.

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"A guy just robbed us, came in with a pistol and took all the money," said the caller who described the invader as a young man who stood about 5 feet 7.

The robber wore a black mask over the lower part of his face and a jacket that had a lot of patches on it, a caller who identified herself as an employee told a 9-1-1 emergency dispatch operator.

"He kept pulling it up," the caller said of the robber and the mask. The firearm included a long clip on the bottom of it, the caller said.

The robber put the cash in a brown bag, said the employee, who wasn't sure if the robber got into a vehicle or had an accomplice.

"He looked pretty young," the caller said.

UPDATE @ 8:06 p.m.:

Police are on scene now at the reported armed robbery at the food mart on North Main Street.


Police have been dispatched on a report of an armed robbery at a food mart in the 1400 block of North Main Street.

The suspect reportedly left in an unknown direction. There have been no reports of shots fired or injuries in the incident reported just after 7:30 p.m.

News Center 7 has a crew on the way. We will update this developing report as we learn more.

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