Attempted robbery at Family Dollar; two charged, trying to locate third suspect

September 20, 2018 | 5:03 pm

Updated September 20, 2018 | 5:14 pm

Police are attempting to locate Shamari T. Morton, pictured. | Photo by OPD

According to the Owensboro Police Department, on Thursday, Sept. 20, at approximately 11:17 a.m., OPD was dispatched to 1501 West Second Street (Family Dollar) on an attempted robbery of a business. Two black male suspects and a black female suspect entered the store demanding money. All three fled the store on foot.

Officers located two suspects in the area but were unable to locate the third suspect. Both suspects were charged with Robbery, 2nd Degree.

Detectives are attempting to locate the third suspect, Shamari T. Morton, pictured above, who has outstanding warrants.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information about the incident or with information as to the location of Shamari Morton is encouraged to call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.

September 20, 2018 | 5:03 pm

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