Family Dollar store in Gary robbed at gunpoint

- Gary police are searching for the person who robbed a Family Dollar store at gunpoint Wednesday night.

The male suspect entered the store at 61 E. Ridge Rd. about 8:30 p.m. and robbed it at gunpoint, according to Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield.

He took cash and two cellphones, then ran away, police said.

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a white t-shirt, black jogging pants and black baseball cap.

Anyone with information should to call Det. Sgt. Daniel Callahan at (219) 881-1210 or the crime tip line at (866) 274-6347.

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