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September 12--  The Vidalia Police Department issued the following press release regarding a recent armed robbery at Dollar General.

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at about 9:30 p.m. officers with the Vidalia Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at Dollar General, 109 McIntosh Street. Two black males, wearing masks over their faces and armed with handguns, entered the store, confronted employees, and stole a cash drawer and bank bag. The two males fled the scene on foot. A K-9 Team from the Georgia Department of Corrections responded to conduct a track, but was unsuccessful in locating the offenders. Several customers were in the store and parking lot just prior to and while the robbery was occurring, but left before police arrived.   

If you were at or near the Dollar General at the time of the robbery or have information about this incident, please call the Vidalia Police Department – Criminal Investigations Division at 912-537-4123.