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Armed suspect robs Lehigh Dollar General store

Posted at 11:35 AM, Nov 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-20 09:38:36-05

Authorities is seeking assistance in identifying a robber that targeted a Lehigh Acres store Saturday night.

It happened at the Dollar General located at 701 Gretchen Avenue at approximately 7:08 pm.

An unidentified black man, wearing all black clothing and a bandana covering his face, entered the Dollar Geneal and demanded cash from the register, said authorities.

While the clerk was complying, the suspect displayed a gun and fired one shot into the ceiling.

The suspect then took the cash and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.