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Valdosta police searching for Dollar General robbery suspects

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Posted at 9:09 AM, Jun 17, 2013
and last updated 2014-04-10 10:45:59-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. --  Valdosta police are searching for two men that robbed employees of a Dollar General store at gunpoint.

The robbery happened 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the Dollar General located at 4160 Bemiss Road. Two employees and a customer were reportedly inside the store at the time.

The employees were attempting to close the store for the night when the two men enterered the store and demanded money from the registers and the safe. After taking the money, the offenders fled the area without physically harming the employees or the customer.

The workers described the suspects as tall, thin, and  African-American. They say that the robbers had a covering over their faces.

Anyone having any information regarding this robbery is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3135 or may remain anonymous by calling the Crime Tip Line at 229-293-3091.