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Berrien County Officials searching for armed robbery suspect

The Benton Township Police Department responded to an armed robbery on August 23rd at a Family Dollar store in Benton Harbor.

The incident happened around 8:14 p.m. at the Family Dollar located at 1240 South M-139 Highway in Benton Township.

An employee who was working at the store reported that a single male subject entered the store and confronted the store cashier at gunpoint, demanding money.

The suspect fled on foot after taking an undetermined amount of money.

Deputies are working with Crime Stoppers to find the person responsible for this armed robbery and will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to their arrest.

You can call the Berriend County Sheriff’s Department or submit an anonymous tip online at www.michianacrimestoppers.com, or through a link on their Facebook page.

You can also call at (800) 342-STOP where you will be given a code number and remain anonymous.

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