Masked suspects fled scene following armed robbery at Kroger

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SCENE: Armed robber hits Kroger on Smithville

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 6:23 a.m.: 

Two armed men followed an employee into the Dayton Kroger located at the 1000 block of Smithville Road early Wednesday morning.

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The suspects whose faces were covered, one with a mask and the other a bandana, ordered everyone to the ground upon entering the store, according to officials.

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Employers were able to call 911, which frightened the suspects and they fled the scene on foot.

Nothing was taken from the store and Kettering K-9 were brought to the scene.

Dayton police urge anyone with information related to the incident to call 333-COPS.


Dayton police are investigating an armed robbery at a Dayton Kroger.

The robbery was reported around 5:15 a.m. at the Kroger in the 1000 block of Smithville Road.

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Initial reports indicate two males wearing masks entered the store with guns.

A K9 has been requested to the scene.

We have a crew en route, and this story will be updated as additional information becomes available.

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