Dollar General thief steals cash, cigarettes

John Wright, Assignment Editor, jwright@kwch.com
POSTED: 08:41 PM CST Jan 08, 2014    UPDATED: 01:51 PM CST Jan 09, 2014 
WICHITA, Kan. -

Wichita Police are searching for a man who robbed a dollar store, ordering customers to the floor.

It happened at Dollar General, 1624 East Central, just before 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Police said the man armed with a gun forced everyone on the floor, demanded money and cigarettes from the clerk, and ran from the scene.

The robber is believed to be African-American, about 5-foot-8, medium build and last seen wearing a tan camo mask over his face. So far, no word of any injuries.

Anyone with information on them should call Detectives at 268-4185, Crime Stoppers at 267-2111.