Three men wanted for Dollar General armed robbery

Investigators say no one was hurt after three men robbed a Dollar General in Lafayette County.

Posted: Mar. 21, 2019 3:37 PM

ABBEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Investigators say no one was hurt after three men robbed a Dollar General in Lafayette County.

Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies responded Wednesday night to the store on Highway 7 North.

Maj. Alan Wilburn said investigators determined two of the men had guns.

Employees said the men demanded them to open the cash register. An undetermined amount of money was taken, Wilburn said.

The employees also said one man fired a bullet in the air.

Wilburn said investigators have surveillance footage of the incident, but they are not releasing it to the media at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to call a local law enforcement agency.

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