Dollar General robbed with semi-auto pistol

Police are searching for the suspect who they say robbed a Dollar General at gunpoint Friday morning.

Amarillo Police said the Dollar General in the 2700 block of SW 10th was robbed at about 8:15 a.m. Friday. According to police, the suspect went to the back of the store and a short time later, the clerk offered help.

The suspect then turned around to the clerk. She had a semi-automatic pistol pointed at her, police said.

The clerk was escorted by the suspect to the check-out area and demanded money. That's when the suspect reportedly jumped the counter and ran out the door.

As for a description, the suspect is identified as a white of Hispanic female, 5'6", medium build and wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with a blue vest. She was also reportedly wearing plaid blue pajama pants.

The suspect, according to police, may have been seen driving a silver SUV.

No one was injured during this crime.

Any information on this crime can be reported to Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 or online here.