DOLLAR GENERAL ARMED ROBBERY:A Center Point Dollar General was the scene of a robbery May 29, and deputies released video of the suspect inside the store. Pictures of him are posted to the right of this story.The suspect, wearing a gray hoodie, dark jeans, red bandana, and black gloves, pointed a black handgun at a store employee. Authorities said he then made the victim run to the front of the store to unlock the drop safe. He fled on foot through the back of the store.If you have any information on the robbery, let Crime Stoppers know. You will remain anonymous. TO PROVIDE A TIP ON THE CASE: You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777. Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES." Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to www.crimestoppersmetroal.com click on the "submit an online tip" link. No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous. Each tipster receives a private code number. If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward. Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court. Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40. Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.
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