UPDATE: Suspect in Dollar General robbery arrested

Published 3:01 pm Monday, October 3, 2022

UPDATED at 3 P.M. ET: The suspect from this morning’s armed robbery at Dollar General on Pyne Road has been arrested, according to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office. Check back for more details.


 

UPDATE: Using video from a location across from the Dollar General, Troup County Sheriff’s Office investigators were able to determine a vehicle they believe the suspect drove to the scene of a robbery at Dollar General Monday morning. It appears to be a silver 4 door Chevrolet or GMC pickup truck. If this truck looks familiar, call 706-883-1616 or Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.


ORIGINAL STORY:

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who robbed Dollar General on Pyne Road Monday morning just before 10 a.m.

TCSO Public Information Officer Stewart Smith said the suspect was described as a Black male wearing all black clothing and a Puma hoodie with white writing.

The suspect took an unknown amount of money out of the registers. A K9 from the LaGrange Police Department is on the scene.

Smith confirmed that at least two gunshots were fired inside the store. No injuries were reported.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.