Store clerk not afraid of gun wrapped in a rag

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A store clerk ran into action after a robbery Tuesday afternoon.

Police say a man who said he had a gun wrapped inside a rag robbed the Dollar General in the 1400 block of Wayne Avenue around 2:30 p.m.

Officers say the clerk chased him down an alley and was able to give them a good description of the suspect.

Dollar General robbed in Dayton.  (WDTN Photo)
Dollar General robbed in Dayton. (WDTN Photo)

Police quickly swarmed the neighborhood and found the suspect in a home on Fillmore Street.

He is now in jail on an aggravated robbery charge. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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