Man robs Dollar General store on 13th Street

WICHITA — An armed man robbed the Dollar General store on East 13th Monday afternoon, police said.

The man came into the store at 4613 E. 13th St. shortly after 4:30 p.m., went to a checkout area and pretended to be poised to buy several items. But then he pulled a silver handgun from his pants waistband and demanded money from the cash register.

A clerk complied with the demand, and he left the area in a white pickup that had a black electric lift gate, a witness told police.

The suspect is a white or Hispanic male between 45 and 50 years of age, about 5-feet-5 and 190 pounds. He was wearing a white T-shirt, black jean shorts and white tennis shoes.