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Police: Man holds up Greenville Dollar General with shotgun

Published On: Apr 10 2013 10:55:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 11 2013 10:16:28 AM CDT

Police said they are looking for a robber who used a shotgun to hold up a Greenville Dollar General Wednesday night.

The heist happened at the 200 block of Airport Rd. at about 9:20 p.m. According to investigators, the man, armed with a sawed-off shotgun wrapped in duct or electrical tape, demanded money from the store clerk. He then took of with an unknown amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a black leather jacket, camouflage plants, and gloves. He was seen leaving the store riding a black and red mountain bike on Highway 11, towards Belvoir Rd.

Anyone with information is asked to call Greenville Police at (252) 329-4317.