Gunman robs Radcliff Save-A-Lot

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Masked man leaves with undetermined amount of money

By Jeff D'Alessio

A man walked into the Save-A-Lot grocery in Radcliff shortly before it closed Wednesday night, grabbed a shopping cart, went to a cashier, pointed a handgun and demanded all of the money in the cash drawer, police said.

The man then ran out of the store with the money, according to police.

Police are searching for a suspect, who Radcliff police spokesman Bryce Shumate describes as a black male, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, and between 150 and 180 pounds.

Shumate said the suspect used a “dark-colored semi-automatic pistol” during the robbery. No shots were fired, Shumate said.

“He was wearing a heavy coat and a mask over part of his face when he walked in,” Shumate said Thursday. “It was so cold last night that nobody thought anything of it.”

Shumate said the call came into Radcliff police around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. Save-A-Lot, which is on West Mill Creek Road off South Dixie Boulevard, closes at 8 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays.

“He had part of his face covered throughout the time he was in the store because of the weather,” Shumate said. “Once he got the money he bolted out of the store.”

The amount of cash taken has not been disclosed.

Anyone with information can contact the Radcliff Police Department at 270-351-5147, 270-351-TIPS (8477) or Hardin County Crime Stoppers at 800-597-8123.

Jeff D’Alessio can be reached at 270-505-1757 or jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com.