Ozark Police were notified of a potential robbery at the Shell Food Mart located at the intersection of U.S. highway 231 and Deese Road at approximately 1:50 p.m. on January 10, 2013. Upon arrival of law enforcement it was determined that a white male entered the business and proceeded to the counter, where he demanded the clerk to open the register; which the clerk did meet his demands. The suspect fled the business on foot. From indications given to law enforcement it is believed the suspect may have fled the area in a black newer model Cadillac. The suspect did not produce any weapons and it is unknown if he was armed.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5'9" to 5'11" tall weighing 150 to 170 pounds. He had dark colored hair and was last seen wearing faded blue shirt, a blue hat with a white bandana wrapped around the top of the hat and possibly blue jeans.
The robbery continues to be investigated by the Wiregrass Violent Crimes and Drug Task Force.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Task Force at (334) 774-5111.
Task Force Agents are being assisted by the Ozark Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division and the Dale County Sheriff's Department.