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Lufkin PD releases surveillance video from Dollar General robbery

Source: Lufkin Police Department Source: Lufkin Police Department
Source: Lufkin Police Department Source: Lufkin Police Department

The Lufkin Police Department has released surveillance video of a man who robbed the Dollar General store on Southwood Drive in January.

Sgt. David Casper, a spokesman for the Lufkin Police Department, said the robbery occurred at about 9:51 p.m. on Jan. 23 at the Dollar General store located in the 2100 block of Southwood Drive

Surveillance video shows an unknown man enter the store and go behind the register. Casper said the suspect hid in a back room for about five to six minutes.

The video shows the man produce a gun and then rob the cashier. Casper said that the man made the cashier open the safe, and he calmly walked out of the store with a full money bag.

The suspect is described as a short black man with average build.

Anyone with any information about the robbery should call the Lufkin Police Department at (936) 633-0356.

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