Meriden Dollar General Robbery
On Tuesday August 24th, 2021 at approximately 8:59 p.m. Jefferson County Emergency Communications received a report of a robbery at the Dollar General Store in Meriden, KS. Officers from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol, and the Meriden Police Department responded to the scene. Clerks on duty reported that a lone white male approximately 508 with a medium build wearing all black, a blue bandana covering his face, and a blue baseball cap entered the store and stated he was there to rob the place and did not want to hurt anyone. It was reported the individual may have a tattoo on the back of his head and neck and spoke with a heavy accent. The clerks stated the subject demanded all the cash and three packs of Marlboro Red Cigarettes. No one was injured during the robbery. The suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash and the Marlboro Cigarettes.
If you have any information in regards to this crime please contact the Detective Division at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 785-863-2765.