Authorities: Family Dollar robbed

  • Posted: Friday, January 4, 2013 12:55 a.m.

SALISBURY Two men robbed a Family Dollar store on Jake Alexander Boulevard Thursday evening.

The robbery happened about 7:30 p.m. Authorities said one suspect was holding a small handgun.

The two men were described as black males one, wearing a blue bandana and grey hoodie sweatshirt, and a second, wearing a grey sweater.

One officer said they two may have been last seen heading toward a nearby apartment complex just off Jake Alexander Boulevard in the 500 block.

No further information was available by press time.

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