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Published: Tuesday, 6/26/2012

Gunman robs Sylvania Ave. dollar store


Toledo police Monday investigated an armed robbery that occurred at a West Toledo store Sunday night.

A man armed with a gun went into a Family Dollar store, 1135 W. Sylvania Ave., at 9:52 p.m., pointed the weapon at a clerk, and demanded cash, police said.

The man ordered the clerk to get money out of the registers, according to police reports, and then fled the store with about $1,400.

The robber is described in a police report as black, in his mid-20s, about 6 feet tall, and 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.

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