Dollar General robbery in Ocala


Ocala, Florida — The Dollar General store located at 2371 NW 45th Terrace, Ocala, was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 9:10 a.m. on October 12, 2014. According to the Dollar General assistant manager, Melody Hall, she was alone at the time of the robbery.

Hall stated that a customer came to the counter, pointed a gun at her, and demanded she give him money. Hall told police the robber kept repeating, “Give me all the money, hurry up get it now. I swear b**ch I will kill you if you don’t give it to me now.”

Hall stated she complied and gave all of the money out of the top drawer of her cash register to the robber. He then left the store.

According to Hall’s account, the suspect was able to get away in a small red or burgundy car, although she did not see him enter the vehicle.

The suspect, who is still at large, is described as being a darker-skinned male possibly of Hispanic descent. He is described as approximately five feet two inches tall, and weighs approximately 139 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ocala Police Department at 352-369-7000 or tips may also be submitted through our mobile app, MyPD. Tips may also be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP (7867), at , or by texting keyword 368STOP to 274637.

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