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CPD searching for Family Dollar robbery suspect

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Columbia police are searching for a man who robbed a Family Dollar Saturday night.

Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Timmons said South Region officers were dispatched to 2808 Leesburg Road shortly before 9:00 p.m.

The victim told police an armed man entered the store and demanded money from the registers, Timmons said.

The suspect took money and left the store on foot, Timmons said.

Police searched for the suspect using a K-9 officer but they were unable to locate him.

Police describe the suspect as black, wearing all black with a black bandana over his face, and a black baseball cap. 

CPD is working to see if video surveillance can help in the investigation.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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