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Armed robbery at Dollar General

On July 17, the LaGrange Dollar General was reportedly robbed by a female who had allegedly come into the store carrying a knife and demanding money.

Officers from the LaGrange Police Department and the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were given a description of the suspect and later found a female matching the description at an apartment on South Street.

According to reports, Sarah Jones, 18, of LaGrange was found to have taken pills and stabbed herself before officers were able to get into the apartment to arrest her.

She was taken to Parkview LaGrange Hospital for observation overnight before being held on a 72-hour mental health commitment.

No other injuries were reported in the incident.