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Police: 2 suspects wanted in Dollar General attempted armed robbery

Published: Apr. 10, 2016 at 7:29 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 11, 2016 at 7:29 AM EDT
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is seeking two suspects they say assaulted a store associate during an attempted armed robbery on Sunday.

Police said two suspects tried to robbed the Dollar General, located at 2602 Manchester Expressway, around 9:07 a.m.

During the crime, a female Dollar General store clerk was struck in the face with a handgun by one of the suspects. She was later taken to St. Francis Hospital and is expected to be OK.

Both suspects were wearing masks over their faces and hoodies. It is unclear if anything was taken from the store during the crime.

If you have any information on this crime, you are asked to call CPD at (706)-653-3400.

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