Dollar General Store Robbed

No injuries were reported following the robbery of a local Dollar General store Thursday night.

Smithfield Police responded to the Dollar General at 829 S. Brightleaf Boulevard at 7:39pm after employees reported a man wearing a ski mask entered the business and at gunpoint demanded money.

The suspect, armed with a handgun, took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing on foot.  Police also said the gunman took 4 cartons of Newport cigarettes.

Police detectives are currently investigating the robbery.  No arrests have been made.