Police searching for robbery suspect near Mount Olive Road

MORRIS, AL (WBRC) – Authorities are searching for a suspect in connection to a robbery that occurred Friday morning at a Dollar General in Morris.

Officers say two men entered the store around 10:00 a.m. and forced the manager to open the safe. The two injured the manager before leaving the store with an undetermined amount of money.  

The suspects were stopped by Jefferson County deputies only a short distance from the store on Mount Olive Road. One suspect was taken into custody, but the other fled on foot.

Jefferson County deputies and other local police departments are currently searching the area for the suspect.

If you have any information, call 647-0596.

Copyright 2011 WBRC. All rights reserved.