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Posted: July 26, 2017 5:55 p.m.

Dollar General robbed at gunpoint


NCSO is looking for two suspects in an armed robbery at Dollar General. (Darryl Welch | The Covington News)

COVINGTON, Ga.- The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) is looking for two people who robbed a Dollar General on Highway 81 Tuesday night.

According to a NCSO incident report, an employee told Deputy Andrew Archie two black males wearing dark clothing came into the store with a handgun and demanded money from the register and jewelry of a customer.

The employee stated after they took the money and items, they ran out of the store, got into a dark-colored sedan and drove off. 

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