Cantonment Dollar General Robbed At Gunpoint
September 10, 2013
An armed robbery Monday night at a Dollar General store on Highway 29 in Cantonment is under investigation.
Witnesses said a tall black male wearing all black, including a dark color hoodie and a mask, entered the store about 8:35 p.m. armed with a handgun and demanded money. The suspect took an undetermined amount of money and then fled on foot northbound into a wooded area near the store.
There were no injuries reported.
The Escambia County Sherif’fs Office was on scene moments after the robbery was reported. Deputes set up a perimeter and used a K-9 to search for the suspect. There was no word of any arrests Monday night.
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-STOP or the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436–9620.
Pictured: The scene at the Dollar General in the 1400 block of Highway 29 in Cantonment shortly after a Monday night armed robbery. Reader submitted photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.