Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Austell Dollar General

Suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash from the safe.

The Cobb County Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General in Austell.

The incident took place around 8:35 Friday morning at 1391 Veterans Memorial Highway.

According to police, the perpetrator entered the business's front door and produced a handgun, forcing and employee to open the safe. He took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the business on foot. 

The suspect is described as a black male wearing dark clothing, grey Reebok shoes and a red ski mask and was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.

Anyone with information should call (770) 499-3945.


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