Police looking for Dollar General hold-up suspect

EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) – Police are looking for the person who robbed a Dollar General store in East Ridge at gunpoint.

It happened at around 9:30 Monday night at the Dollar General in the 39-hundred block of Ringgold Road.

The suspect is described as thin.

He stands about 6 feet tall.

Chief Stan Allen East Ridge PD Police Chief:
“After he got in he produced a pistol from his pocket. Put it to the head of one of the clerks inside. Made her go into the office where the other clerk was located. Took cash from them and told them to stay in the office or he would kill them. and he left.”

East Ridge police tried to track the man with K-9 units, but because of heavy foot traffic, they were not successful.

If you have any information, contact East Ridge police.

You don’t have to give your name.

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