Police investigate attempted armed robbery of Crockett County business

BELLS, Tenn. — Police officers are investigating an attempted armed robbery of a discount store.

According to Assistant Bells Police Chief Kevin Ligon, the incident happened just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the Dollar General on Highway 70-79.

Assistant Chief Ligon told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News two armed men entered the store demanding money. However, Ligon says the suspects did not get away with any cash and were last seen running from the store.

Ligon also says the cashier was assaulted and had minor injuries.

If you have any information, call the Bells Police Department at (731) 663-3131 or the Crockett County Sheriff’s Office at (731) 696-2104.

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News first heard about this story thanks to several 7 Eyewitness News tipsters.

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