Woman uses zip ties to restrain clerks, then robs safe at Family Dollar

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MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio — Police are still looking for an armed woman who tied up two clerks at a Family Dollar, stole their keys to the safe and emptied it of the money Wednesday night.

According to police, it happened just before 9 p.m. at the store in Middlefield.

Reports state that a white female wearing a dark-colored ski mask, gloves, a dark-colored rain jacket, tan pants and snow boots entered the store brandishing a revolver.

As the woman entered, she locked the doors behind her. She tied up a female clerk who was there at the time before forcing the male clerk to open the safe. The suspect took cash and coins totaling about $2,500.

The suspect then restrained the male clerk with zip ties at the hands and ankles and fled.

No arrests have been made, and there was no surveillance video of the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call Middlefield Police at 440-632-5224.

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