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Fayetteville man arrested for Dollar General robbery

A suspect is in custody in last Tuesday’s robbery at a Fayetteville Dollar General.

Scott Allen Quinnell, 39 years old of Fayetteville, was arrested in connection with the robbery.

According to Captain Chad Myers with the Fayetteville Police Department, Quinnell provided a note to the cashier demanding money. There is no indication he displayed a weapon. He left on foot with some cash, estimated to be around $200.

An officer in the area responded to the call and located the suspect. After receiving search warrants, officers found evidence at Quinnell’s home from the robbery.

By Christopher Dunn

Managing Editor Christopher Dunn has been with the Fayette County News since 2011, in addition to running Fayette Victory magazine. He is a graduate of Fayette County schools, as well as a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in journalism. Follow him on twitter @fayettesports.