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Shelby Co. Sheriff's Office seeking public's help in finding Dollar General robbery suspect

Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office
JOAQUIN, TX (KTRE) -

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is looking for the public's help in finding a man who robbed a Dollar General store in Joaquin at knifepoint Tuesday night.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, the 911 dispatcher received a phone call from an employee at the Dollar General store located on the Haslam Strip in Joaquin at about 8:35 p.m. Tuesday stating that a “slender male wearing a black ski mask” and armed with a knife came into the store and demanded cash.

“The employee gave the suspect approximately $200, and the suspect fled the store,” a press release stated. “It is unknown if the suspect left on foot or in a vehicle.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Shelby County Sheriff's Office at (936) 598-5601.

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