Marion Police are searching for an armed man who robbed a local business yesterday.
According to reports, at about 6:42 PM Thursday, officers responded to an armed robbery call at the Family Dollar store at 520 N. Main St. Police say a black male about 5'7'' had entered the store with a handgun and his face covered, he then allegedly held a clerk at gunpoint--forcing them to open the cash register.
After grabbing an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect reportedly ran south east from the store and was not found.
No injuries were reported in the incident, but Marion City Police are accepting any information that could lead to the arrest of the lone suspect. If you know anything, you're urged to call the anonymous tips line anytime at 740-375-8477.