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Gunman attempts robbery at Dollar General in southwest Oklahoma City

The gunman fled after the Oklahoma City store clerk told him she couldn't open the drawer without a manager's key.
by Juliana Keeping Modified: April 4, 2013 at 3:33 pm •  Published: April 4, 2013

Police are looking for a man who brandished a gun and demanded cash from a Dollar General clerk March 29 in southwest Oklahoma City.

The man is shown on surveillance video entering the store, 9825 SW 15, about 9:50 p.m. The clerk told police he held a blue bandanna over his face and coughed before bringing items for checkout, according to a police report. The man then pulled out a weapon and demanded she open the drawer.

The man fled after she told him she couldn't open the drawer without a manager's key.

Police describe him as a white male with a pimply face and a small goatee. He was wearing a black hoodie and black long shorts or pants.

by Juliana Keeping
Enterprise Reporter
Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award...
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