Police investigating robbery of Family Dollar store

BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Benton Township Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Family Dollar store on Wednesday evening.

Police were called to the Family Dollar on M 139 around 8:50 p.m. for reports of an armed robbery.

Employees told police a man entered the store, pointed a gun at one of the employees and demanded money.

The suspect fired a shot during the robbery, but no one was injured.

The suspect then fled the store.

A K9 was called to assist in tracking the suspect, but the suspect was not located.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the Benton Township Police Department at 269-925-1135 or Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.

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