Robbery suspect fires shot at store owner

Suspect in armed robbery in Dayton. (Photo/Dayton Police Department)
Suspect in armed robbery in Dayton. (Photo/Dayton Police Department)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton police are looking for a robbery suspect who fired off a shot that narrowly missed a convenient store owner.

Police say the suspect walked into the Gas-N-Go store in the 3400 block of Linden Avenue Sunday night.

He told the clerk he wanted three packs of cigarettes then pulled a gun. A police report says the suspect struggled with the store owner and fired a shot. No one was hit.

Police say the man fled with about $180 and the cigarettes.

The suspect is described as 5’6″, 215 pounds, in his mid 30s. He has a receding hairline.

He was wearing a white hooded jacked with a black design, black jeans and black tennis shoes at the time of the robbery.

Call Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867 if you recognize the suspect.

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