3 people rob Dollar General in McDowell Co. at gunpoint


MCDOWELL CO., NC (WSPA) – Deputies are searching for three people accused of robbing a Dollar General store in McDowell County, Wednesday night.

According to the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, the three men walked into the store on Sugar Hill Road around 10:30pm.

One of the robbers pulled out a gun and forced the two employees to open the safe and hand over money, according to investigators.

Anyone with information about the robbery or suspects is asked to call Detective Patrick Guion at 828-652-2237 or McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 828-652-7463. You can also text TIP MCDOWELLSO and the information to 888777.

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