Second suspect in Dollar General robbery arrested

Elkhart Police arrested the second suspect in the robbery of the Dollar General on Toledo Road on July 11.

The employee told police she was working when two men entered the store just after noon.

The two men approached the cash register and one of them pulled out a knife and demanded money, police said.

One suspect took cash from the register and left, according to reports.

The other suspect made the employee go to the office and took money belonging to an employee, police said.

One of the suspects was arrested on Wednesday, August 17. Eddie Bates, 49, was charged with one count of robbery.

The second suspect, Henry Bates, 54, was arrested on Saturday, August 20 on one count of robbery.

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