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Woman Robbed at Gunpoint in the Parking Lot of Dollar General

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Posted at 3:12 PM, May 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-11 11:50:47-04

LOWNDES COUNTY, GA. (WTXL) - The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for an armed robbery suspect.

Deputies were dispatched Monday just after 1:30p.m. to the Dollar General on U.S. Highway 84.

An employee of Dollar General tells deputies she was seated in her vehicle in the parking lot of the business when an unknown person approached her with a handgun and demanded money. When the victim explained she had no money the male fled in a black vehicle, possibly a S.U.V. or a Chevrolet Avalanche.

The suspect is described as a white male, standing 6ft and weighing between 160 to 200 pounds. He is also said to have a gap in his front teeth.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this case to callt {229} 671-2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at {229} 671-2985 or on line at