Dollar General employee victim of armed robbery

Dollar General at 2312 North Main Street in Dayton (WDTN Photo/Ben Sisson)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police are on the lookout for an armed man who robbed a Dollar General employee.

It happened after 3 p.m. Sunday at the Dollar General store located at 2312 North Main Street in Dayton.

According to officers, an employee stepped outside the store for a moment and was robbed at gunpoint. The suspect took an unknown amount of money from the worker and fled the scene.

Officers said they apprehended a man on Ernst Avenue who matched the description. Police later determined he was not the suspect.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, 6’0″, wearing a puffy coat.

If you have any information that could help police, call Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867. 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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