Police searching for Opelika robbery suspect

Police searching for Opelika robbery suspect

OPELIKA, AL (WSFA) - The Opelika Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened Tuesday night.

According to Cpt. Bobby J. Kilgore, around 9:25 p.m. at the Dollar General on Second Avenue a suspect entered the store armed with a firearm. During the course of the robbery, the suspect struck the clerk with his hand.

Police say the suspects, last seen wearing a black shirt and red pants with a red shirt covering his head, took off along First Avenue.

If you have any information about this robbery or know who the suspect, contact the Opelika Police Department.

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