West 4th street Family Dollar Store Robbed

HATTIESBURG,MS (WDAM)-  Police are investigating a robbery at a Family Dollar store in Hattiesburg.

Authorities say the robbery happened around 6:40 p.m. Monday night at the 3800 block of West 4th street. Police say a black man around 5'11, 164 pounds entered the store and asked the clerk for change.

When the clerk said she couldn't give him change, the man pushed her and took an unknown amount of cash from the register. Authorities say the man was wearing a black bag on his back, which the clerk may have ripped off when he pushed her.

The man wore a gray shirt and blue jeans. If you have any information about this case you are asked to call the Hattiesburg Police Department at 601-544-7900.