Police investigate armed robbery

Published 10:39 am Monday, April 29, 2013

Atmore police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Sunday morning at Kangaroo Express on West Nashville Avenue, officers said.

According to police, an unknown assailant or assailants brandishing a weapon entered the store and demanded money. After taking an unspecified amount of cash, the suspect or suspects fled the scene.

Police said a dog tracking team followed the scent to Westside Park on Wilson Avenue, where the dogs lost the scent.

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The incident remains under investigation.