Armed Robbery at a Valdosta Dollar General

By: VPD Release
By: VPD Release

Valdosta, Georgia - January 3, 2012 -

On December 30, 2011 at approximately 9:59pm, the Valdosta Police Department responded to the Dollar General, 800 Madison Hwy in reference to the report of an armed robbery.

Officers arrived on scene and spoke to the manager, Tyler Smith, and an employee, Kent Hunt, who told them that an African American male, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a ski mask, grey hooded sweatshirt, and black pants entered the business with a handgun and demanded money.

Smith advised that the offender was given an unknown amount of money and left the store. The offender was not located during the search of the area.

A detective from the Valdosta Police Department Persons Crime Unit responded to investigate. No one was hurt during the incident.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.


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