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Suspect in gorilla mask attempts to rob Greenville Co. dollar store

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Armed robbery investigation at Dollar General (Dec. 18, 2017/FOX Carolina) Armed robbery investigation at Dollar General (Dec. 18, 2017/FOX Carolina)
FOUNTAIN INN, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said deputies are investigating after an attempted armed robbery Monday night.

Deputies said just after 9 p.m., a man wearing a gorilla mask and a camouflage jacket attempted to rob the Dollar General on SC-418 in Fountain Inn.

The suspect went behind the counter and demanded money while holding the clerk at gunpoint. Deputies said the employee "hollered" and the suspect ran off without any cash or merchandise.

Deputies said no surveillance footage was available for release as of Tuesday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 864-23-CRIME.

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