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Suspect wanted for armed robbery of Dollar General in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE — An armed man told everyone in a Gainesville Dollar General on Thursday night to get on the ground and demanded cash from the cashier, police said.

Gainesville police are seeking information on the robbery, which occurred about 8 p.m. at the store on Browns Bridge Road.

A man wearing all black and a face covering “entered the store armed with a handgun, demanded everyone to the ground and cash from the cashier,” according to police.

“The suspect fled the scene on foot,” Sgt. Kevin Holbrook wrote in a news release. “There were no injuries reported during the robbery.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Gainesville police at (770) 534-5254.