GREENSBURG — The Greensburg Police Department and Kiowa County Sheriff’s Department were put on high alert Monday when an armed robbery took place at the Family Dollar Store in Greensburg.


According to a police statement issued by Greensburg Chief of Police Aaron Webb, at about 2:35 p.m. two individuals entered the Family Dollar Store at 303 E. Kansas Ave. in Greensburg and approached the clerk. The female subject began talking to the clerk, and as soon as the cash drawer was opened, the man rushed around the counter, held the clerk at gunpoint, and began passing the money from the cash drawer to the woman.


"The female subject was wearing a purple and white top with dark colored pants,"Webb said. "She is described as a biracial female, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, medium built. She also has a tattoo on the back of her neck, which appears to be of two birds."


Webb said the man had a dark complexion and was wearing a maroon shirt and light blue ripped jeans. He had on a red hat with the sticker still on the bill. Both robbers were wearing face masks.


Store video camera footage shows the two robbers leaving the building on foot, then getting into a newer model white Dodge Ram pickup.


The police report said the vehicle appeared to missing the gas tank lid, and the vehicle was last seen headed west from Greensburg.


The robbers have not been apprehended.