Police looking for man who robbed Dollar General in Liberty

Police said the man grabbed cash out of the register and left with a bag of cookies after pulling a knife on an employee

Police are investigating a robbery at the Dollar General store on Logan Way in which a man pulled a knife on the cashier.

LIBERTY, Ohio (WKBN) – Police are investigating a robbery at the Dollar General store on Logan Way in which a man pulled a knife on the cashier.

Police were called to the store after the robbery, which reportedly occurred around 9:30p.m. Wednesday, but officers were unable to locate a suspect matching the description of the robber.

The man was wearing a green, blue and white horizontal striped shirt, gray knit cap, gray pants and sneakers. Employees said he entered the store and asked where the electrical tape was located. Two minutes later, he brought a bag of cookies to the counter, bent over and pulled a knife out of his sock.

Employees said the man then reached over the counter and grabbed cash out of the open register, pushing a knife toward one of the employees. He then left with the money and cookies.

Those with information are asked to call the police department’s tip line 330-539-9830.

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