Police looking for Dollar General robber in Newport

Suspect pictured in bottom right-hand corner.
Suspect pictured in bottom right-hand corner.

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - Newport Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a Dollar General on Monday.

Authorities say a white male entered the Dollar General on Monmouth Street around 4:45 p.m. He showed a gun in his waistband and threatend to shoot the clerk, demanding money.

The suspect stole $500 and then fled the store.

According to a Crimestoppers release, investigators believe he was also involved in five other robberies in Covington.

He is described as having a tan face with scraggy facial hair.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to call police.

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