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Police: Man attempts to rob Dollar General with note

KLINE TWP., Pa. - A 41-year-old man is facing charges in relation to an armed robbery of Dollar General in Schuylkill County. 

Pennsylvania State Police responded to the store, located on Hancock Street in Kline Township for a report of an armed robbery Nov. 6 around 8:15 p.m.

Police say Raymond Edward Bolling, 41, of Hazle Township walked up to the counter and handed the employee a note that read "Don't say word, I have a gun. Open the register."

The employee told Bolling she couldn't open the register without a purchase or a key, to which he replied "just open the register."

Officials say he then appeared to get frustrated, grabbed his note and left the store.

Bolling is facing charges of Robbery, Criminal Attempt - Theft by Unlawful Taking, and Terroristic Threats with Intent to Terrorize Another. He is currently incarcerated in Luzerne County Prison. 

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