Attempted Armed Robbery at Dollar General

Date and Time of Incident:  July 16, 2022 @ 2043 hours

Date and Time of Release:  July 17, 2022 @ 0900 hours

Type of Incident:  Attempted Armed Robbery

Location of Incident:  Dollar General Store, Oronoko Township

Agencies Involved:  Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department

Suspect:  Black Male/5’11’-6’00/Thin Build/black clothing and face mask.


Details:  At approximately 2043 hours on July 16, 2022, officers were dispatched to the Dollar General store located at 9179 M-139 near George St. in Oronoko Township on a report of an armed robbery.  Witnesses advised that an unknown black male suspect wearing black clothing and a black face mask had shown a pistol to the clerk and demanded money.  The pistol was tucked in the suspect’s waist band.  As the clerk was starting to place money into a bag, the suspect abruptly left the store without taking any money or property.  The suspect was last seen running eastbound from the Dollar General store.

Status: This incident remains under investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department at (269-471-2813).