Dollar General in Trotwood robbed Monday

(WDTN Photo/Josh Ames)

TROTWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) –  Police in Trotwood are investigating a robbery in the 5100 block of Salem Avenue Monday morning.

The Dollar General in Salem Plaza at 5118 Salem Avenue was robbed. around 10:00 Monday morning.

Trotwood Police released a statement Monday afternoon. Police say a light-skinned black male, approximately 25-30 years old, walked into the store and picked out several items. He took them to the register and showed a handgun, demanded money and the items he took to the counter, then ran from the store heading south on Salem.

The man is described as 6-feet, 3 or 4-inches in height, 150 to 160 pounds, last seen wearing a white baseball cap, a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray shorts.

This robbery is still under investigation.

If you know anything about this robbery or may have seen something you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP (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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