Bennington PD searching for armed robbery suspect

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The Bennington Police Department is searching for a suspect after responding to a report of an armed robbery at the Dollar General on Main Street.

A store employee described the suspect as a white male, around 5’5″ and 175 pounds, wearing a black sweatshirt and jeans.

The man had displayed a firearm and then fled the area.

Police responded just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.  Vermont State Police and a Bennington PD K9 assisted in the search, but the male was not located.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Bennington Police Department at 802-442-1030.

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