DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Multiple officers rushed to a Dothan Dollar General after a woman was reportedly attacked by a customer attempting to steal.

Around 3:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon, police received a strong armed robbery call at the Dollar General located on West Main Street near downtown Dothan.

According to an individual connected to the victim, the store’s manager was shopping, off-duty, inside the store when a man attempted to steal something.

The individual told WDHN the manager and the man began fighting, with the man hitting the manager in the face. 

Dothan Police were able to apprehend the suspect. The victim reportedly sustained minor injuries. 

According to WDHN’s source, this specific Dollar General has experienced numerous robberies within the past few months. The store’s manager has increased her own patrols around the store during closed hours to try to prevent further robbery attempts.