Local Store Cashier Robbed at Gunpoint


An Evansville store is robbed at gunpoint Friday night. We’re told the suspect made off with more than $1,300.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. at the Family Dollar on Vann Avenue.

The manager tells Eyewitness News a man came into the store with his hood pulled up and pointed a gun at a cashier, demanding money from the register and drop box.

The manager says he gave him the money, and the suspect ran off northbound on Vann Avenue.

“I was shocked and at the same time I was livid,” said Keiron Hardon, “I just couldn’t believe it was happening to me. So yeah. I was shocked.”

If you have any information about this incident you’re asked to call Evansville Police at (812) 436-7896 or the We-Tip hotline at 1 (800) 78-CRIME. 

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