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Police: Armed man robs Dayton Dollar Tree location


UPDATE @ 10:35 a.m.: 

Dayton police said an armed man was able to make off with an undetermined amount of cash after robbing the Dollar Tree location on North Gettysburg Avenue Tuesday. 

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Police only described the suspect as a male wearing dark clothing. Initial reports indicated the suspect fled in a vehicle, but officers on scene did not add any details. 

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If you have any information you are asked to call 937-333-2677.  

EARLIER REPORT: 

Police are investigating a reported armed robbery at a Dayton dollar store Tuesday morning. 

Officers responded to the Dollar Tree location at 2198 North Gettysburg Avenue around 10 a.m. after the robbery was reported. 

Initial reports indicate a suspect displayed a gun and made off with cash from the business. 

The suspect was able to get away in a car that was last seen on Kings Highway, according to police scanner traffic. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more. 


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