Youngstown Police investigating armed robbery of Dollar General

Officers were called to 2023 Market St. around 6 p.m. Tuesday

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Police are investigating an armed robbery of a Youngstown Dollar General store.

Police were called to the store, at 2023 Market St., around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

An employee told police that a man entered the store with a gun, jumped over the counter and made everyone in the store get on the ground. He then ordered an employee to open a cash register and grabbed the money from the cash register before running out of the store, according to a police report.

The robber was described as a light-skinned black man, approximately 6’3″ tall and 200 pounds, wearing a black cap, ski mask, light gray sweatpants, a hooded sweatshirt with a tiger emblem and white, blue and gray Jordan shoes.

Police are reviewing surveillance video of the robbery.