Opelika Police Department

The Opelika Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted in connection to an armed robbery of an area business Tuesday night.

Police responded to a robbery at Dollar General, located at 23 Samford Ave., at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, said police.

The suspect was armed with a pistol during the time of the incident. No injuries were reported, police said.

Police describe the suspect as a black male about 5-feet 11-inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a white shirt, black pants, brown boots and a black hat.

Opelika police ask that anyone with information on this incident to call the Opelika Police Department Detective Division at 334-705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at 334-745-8665.

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