BLACK HAWK – The Dollar General store, located at the intersection of Highway 430 and Highway 17, was robbed at gunpoint this past weekend.
According to Carroll County Sheriff Clint Walker, on Sunday, December 1 at around 8 p.m., an armed assailant entered the Dollar General store and ordered the cashiers to give him money from the drawer and the store’s safe. When he had the money in hand, he left the store and fled in a white vehicle heading south into Holmes County.
No one was injured in the robbery, Walker said.
Walker said the Carroll County Emergency Operations Center received a call reporting the robbery and the dispatcher was told that “a black male wearing a ‘Jason mask’ ran into the store with a gun.” The caller told described the car the assailant escaped in as a white Buick Century or LeSabre, early 2000 model, with no tag and paint peeling off the top of the rear quarter panels near the trunk.”
Walker said the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department is working with Holmes County in the investigation.
A reward is offered for any information leading the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the robbery. All tips will remain anonymous. Please contact the Carroll County Sheriff at 662-237-9238 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.