Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery at Bettsville’s Dollar General store this morning.
According to a news release from Seneca County Sheriff William Eckelberry, a lone male suspect allegedly entered the store¬†shortly before 11 a.m., brandishing a handgun and demanding cash.
Eckelberry said the suspect(s) then fled the store on¬†in an unknown direction, with early reports suggesting the suspect(s) were walking west on Ohio 12.
The vehicle possibly¬†linked to the crime is a¬†faded red, 1995 or newer, Chevrolet pickup truck with an extended cab. The vehicle may have gray interior and a bed liner, with clear windows on the extended cab portion, the release states.
The suspect is described as a white male who appeared to be in his 30s and with dark hair, a scruffy beard and a mustache.¬†According to the release, he¬†was wearing blue jeans, a hat, dark sunglasses and a Dale Earnhardt Jr. coat.
Anyone with information about the robbery¬†is urged to¬†contact the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office at 419-447-3456.