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Robber pulls knife on Family Dollar employee

Columbus police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Family Dollar store on Main Street.

Posted: May 18, 2019 7:43 PM
Updated: May 20, 2019 9:55 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Columbus police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Family Dollar store on Main Street.

Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton confirmed a robber pulled out a knife on an employee.

“There was an individual that was confronted by a black male demanding money,” he said. “The subject took a small amount of money and left the area on foot. No one was injured. The incident occurred outside.”

The incident occurred Saturday at approximately 4 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.

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