Huntsville police searching for Dollar General robber

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Huntsville police were searching for a man who robbed a Dollar General store just north of Huntsville Tuesday afternoon.

The robbery happened at the Dollar General on Countess Road near Highway 231 around 12:35 p.m.

Police said a man walked in and set a bottle of lemonade and a $20 bill on the counter. When the clerk opened the register, police said the man pulled out a gun and demanded cash.

The man ran east after he went out the front door, police said. A K-9 unit responded but was unable to track the robber.

Police had not made any arrests and were searching the area Tuesday afternoon.

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