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Baton Rouge Police investigate Dollar General robbery

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a robbery that took place at a Dollar General Store on Sunday morning. The robbery happened at the Dollar General on Plank Rd. just before 10:00 am.

Investigators say a black male came into the store and walked down several aisles pretending to be a customer. After picking up a few items, he brought them up to the counter as if were going to purchase them. As the clerk was checking him out, the suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the register. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned black male, about 5'5", and around 130 lbs. He was wearing a long sleeved white t-shirt, blue pants, safety glasses and a black skull cap.

No injuries were reported in the robbery. If you have any information that would be helpful in solving this case you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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