NEWPORT — Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Family Dollar store in Newport on Sunday.
The incident took place at around 9 p.m. at the Main Street store location.
A man armed with a screwdriver approached two cashiers and demanded money.
The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a white male approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall with a thin build.
At the time of the robbery, he was wearing an Under Amour baseball cap, a grey Carhartt zip-up sweatshirt, shorts, black shoes, and a medical-style face mask.
The man is also described as having a tattoo on his neck.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Newport Police at 802-334-6733.