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Sheriff's office asking for help in Cowarts Dollar General robbery case
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Sheriff's office asking for help in Cowarts Dollar General robbery case

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The Houston County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed a Cowarts Dollar General and shot at an employee.

A masked Black male armed with a handgun entered the store around 9:54 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, according to Sheriff's Maj. Bill Rafferty.

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“The unknown male demanded cash from the clerk and fired rounds in the store at an employee who ran to the rear of the building,” Rafferty said. “The unknown male ran from the building in an unknown direction.”

The case is under investigation and no other information is available at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this case, please contact the Houston County Sheriff’s Office at (334) 677-4808, (334) 677-4882, or (334) 677-4809, or call Crime Stoppers at (334)-793-7000.

Sable Riley is a Dothan Eagle staff writer and can be reached at or 334.712.7915. Support her work and that of other Eagle journalists by purchasing a digital subscription today at

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