Robbers hold up Dollar General on Victory Drive | News
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)- Police closed the Dollar General on Victory Drive for hours Friday while they investigated an armed robbery that occurred at 11:30 a.m.
Dozens of customers were turned away while detectives dusted for fingerprints and reviewed surveillance video.
The store even missed a delivery when a truck was turned away.
Police said a man and woman who threatened the clerks with a gun. They are described by witnesses as being between 18 and 20 years old.
No one was hurt during the incident. The store reopened at about 2:30 p.m.
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