East Lincoln Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

Published 9:35 am Monday, February 20, 2023

Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a suspect from a Saturday night robbery.

At approximately 8 p.m., a man entered the Dollar General store on East Lincoln Road and Hwy. 84, brandishing a gun and demanding money. After taking the money, he ran out of the store in an unknown direction.

Chief Deputy Johnny Hall Jr. said the suspect was described as a black male wearing a camouflage hoodie, black pants and a black surgical mask. He either had an injury to his right eye or was missing the eye.

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Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 601-833-5231.