Authorities seek help locating Dollar General robbery suspect

Published 5:02 pm Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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ORONOKO TOWNSHIP — The Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Police Department is asking for the public’s help in the identification of a suspect involved in an armed robbery of Dollar General, 9179 M-139, at approximately 8:55 a.m. Tuesday in Oronoko Township.

Officers were dispatched to the Dollar General store on a report of an armed robbery. Witnesses advised that an unknown black male suspect wearing black clothing and a black ski mask had threatened store clerks with a pistol and demanded money. 

The suspect fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash. A police K-9 assisted and tracked the suspect several hundred yards before losing the scent. There were no injuries to Dollar General staff.

This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Police Department at (269) 471-2813.