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Police investigate robbery at Oakland Dollar General

Tawnya Panizzi
Police are investigating a robbery at Dollar General along Centre Avenue on Sept. 2, 2019.

Pittsburgh police continue to investigate what was possibly an armed robbery at the Dollar General store along Centre Avenue in Oakland.

Officers from Zone 5 responded at about 9:30 p.m. Sept. 2 to a robbery in progress at 4725 Centre Avenue.

Employees told police that a man demanded money and fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash, police spokeswoman Cara Cruz said.

The suspect walked around the store for a short while before approaching the counter with his hand under his shirt at his waistband, according to police.

Described as being 45-60 years old, the suspect was wearing a white T-shirt with black stripes and red-striped sleeves. He had on a black baseball hat and jean shorts.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121 x1512, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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