Washington police searching for 2 suspects in armed robbery

Published 11:50 am Saturday, February 20, 2021

The Washington Police Department is searching for two suspects in an armed robbery at a Dollar Tree on Friday night.

At approximately 9:05 p.m. Friday night, officers responded to a reported armed robbery at the Dollar Tree located at at 604 W. 15th St.

“Upon arrival officers determined two male suspects entered the store and displayed handguns,” a WPD press release reads. “The suspects left with an undetermined amount of cash.  The suspects were last seen fleeing east and entering a white in color van with writing, possibly “Heating and Air”, displayed on the side.”

The suspects are two black men; one is described as being 6 feet tall with “long dreadlock-type hair,” and the other stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery should call the Washington Police Department at 252-944-1444.